I do not think your high use of non-greediness is anywhere near the norm. A rough and ready regex tromp through the .pl and .pm files in the 5.8.0 distribution shows greedy usage to exceed non-greedy usage by around 10 to 1. So the huffman argument would appear to be against you on this one.

In reply to Re: Perl6: too bad non-greediness is not made the default by Anonymous Monk
in thread Parsing with Perl 6 by jryan

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