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Uche Ogbuji wrote:
>>Nonetheless, regex is perfectly suitable for parsing XML in narrow,
>>provincial, tightly constrained and content-controlled circumstances.
> ROTFL. If Tim had written that at first, rather than what he did write, I'd
> guess this thread would never even have had legs. I, for sure, would not have
> been interested in arguing a truism.
> Funny thing, though, that I have in my career encountered so few narrow,
> provincial, tightly constrained and content-controlled circumstances.
Well, I'm firmly provincial. I even live in one.
Cheers, Tim Bray
(ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)