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[REBOL] Re: Newbie Q: Search and delete from a Block

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 10-Oct-2002 20:18

Hi Romano, On Thursday, October 10, 2002, 4:34:35 PM, you wrote: RPT> BTW, that tag? is interesting for me: formed tag string are an exception in RPT> the any-string group. IIRC in older versions if you inserted a tag into a string you didn't get the tag delimiters (only the content of the tag was inserted). So maybe that's a leftover from older versions. RPT> now i have made tests with long strings (> 10000 chars) and many matched RPT> searches and i do not see so any differences between while and parse. I think RPT> that all the time, in such cases, is consumed by the change/part command. Indeed. RPT> Perhaps one could add to replace a /copy refinement. Or create a new string, and the use it to change the old one. If there are a lot of occurrences it could be a lot faster... Anyway, a general and fast version is probably not very easy to write... Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amigan -- AGI L'Aquila -- REB: