Commit 7985ca3a authored by Jamie A. Jennings's avatar Jamie A. Jennings

Addressed issue #112 about the README.md not giving enough credit to regex...

Addressed issue #112 about the README.md not giving enough credit to regex libraries that support the /x switch
parent a7a73444
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extensions to regular expressions found in most "regex" libraries
* Supports linear run-time (in the input size) for common use cases
A note on comments and whitespace in regex: Some regex libraries support the
switch `\\x` which permits both comments and whitespace inside the regex. We
hope this capability will be more widely adopted, because it's very useful! Of
course, an "external DSL" for regex with development tooling and a packaging
standard would also be helpful. And that is why we made RPL, to go after all of
these goals.
## Features
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