[Haskell-cafe] regex and Regular Expressions Libraries

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Thu Mar 9 19:21:32 UTC 2017

On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Chris Dornan <chris at chrisdornan.com> wrote:

> In this blog post,
>     http://engineers.irisconnect.net/posts/2017-03-07-regex.html
> I rather cheekily speculate that the Haskellers perhaps have been a bit
> disdainful of regular expressions (not important in a language capable
> of doing proper parsing, etc.).
> What do you think?

I've voiced that opinion in #haskell a few times, that the API's designed
to scare people toward parsers.

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