[fpc-pascal] My favourite missing feature

Frank de Groot (Rent-a-Geek) frank at rentageek.no
Wed Dec 24 12:54:31 CET 2008

>> 4. RegExes, especially complex ones, are usually orders of magnitude 
>> slower than straight Pascal, because they're usually interpreted at 
>> runtime by a parser.

>They could possibly be preprocessed if assigned to a constant, although 
>I've not tried doing this.

If you modify the RegExp-parsing source code AND implement it in the FPC 
compiler sources to do that, sure.

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