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Why Using the Greedy .* in Regular Expressions Is Almost Never What You Actually Want – Marius Schulz

Explains the difference betwen .* and .*?, and why the latter can lead to faster patterns.

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Henning Koch
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almost 2 years ago
Keywords:
regexp, grep
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