|Perl: the Markov chain saw|
Re: Inefficient regexby sutch (Curate)
|on Mar 05, 2003 at 18:40 UTC||Need Help??|
can be problematic. Since LABEL and PARAMETER must not contain spaces, try replacing that portion with something like:
I'd also suggest that you change *? to simply *, since * denotes 0 or more occurances.
Probably the biggest problem is the:
You may also want to take a look at the book "Mastering Regular Expressions" by Jeffrey E. Friedl. See Mastering Regular Expressions for a review.