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Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 11:11:33 -0700
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01-05-98 01:17 AM

Nasser (nabbasi @ EARTHLINK.NET) wrote:
>>Perl has reqular expression build into it, Ada does not have a reqular
>>expression API or package as part of the standard language, unless one
>>can find such a package, any one knows of one?


Standard Ada does not have a such a package, but GNAT has a package that
give you SPITBOL patterns, which are a superset of what Perl gives
you (GNAT.Spitbol.Patterns).  I am using those to do an application which
similar to one that was originally done in Perl, and they are just great!
are well enough commented in the headers to use, even if you do not know


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