Interesting little regex

Matthew Walker matt at
Thu Feb 23 10:26:42 MST 2006

On Thursday 23 February 2006 10:10, Alan Young wrote:
> (It was pointed out that that's not a completely fair timing ... we
> had to load the 4 M file into memory.)
> --

If you want fair timing, run it multiple times, drop the outliers, and average 

The filesystem should cache the file in RAM, eliminating the 'load from disk' 
time in every run after the first.

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