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Re^2: replace / with \ using regular expressions?

by Juerd (Abbot)
on Jun 21, 2009 at 23:09 UTC ( #773427=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: replace / with \ using regular expressions?
in thread replace / with \ using regular expressions?

You need the tr/// operator

No, you don't need it. TIMTOWTDI, and s///g is as understandable and easy to write just like tr///.

The difference in performance is impressive

But typically completely irrelevant for the performance of scripts/programs of any size. This optimization feels pretty immature.

When will doing 287356 of these operations per second ever be anything other than fast enough?

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