[plt-scheme] performance of pregexp

From: Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema (hdnews at gawab.com)
Date: Sun Mar 19 12:48:04 EST 2006

No, no structured tests, sorry. I was working on an other problem,
using the XML collection provided with mzscheme; and I wanted to
get rid of all whitespace of intermediate nodes (i.e. not leafs) of the


Jim Blandy schreef:
> On 3/19/06, Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema <hans at elemental-programming.org> wrote:
>> It looks to me that, compared to perl, the pregexp library
>> of mzscheme is very slow.
> Just out of curiousity --- did you measure this in some disciplined
> way, or was it just an observation based on playing with the data and
> problem you had on hand?
> I'm asking not because I want to argue with you, but because I'd like
> to do some measurements like that myself of a different regexp
> implementation.

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