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Re: text processing as *the* problem

At 11:42 AM 11/28/2001 -0800, KELLEHER,KEVIN (Non-HP-Roseville,ex1) wrote:
>Are there any languages, even big languages, that were *built* with
>text processing in mind?  Are there approaches that are not limited
>to an implementation of regular-expression matching?

Well, there's always SNOBOL... I'm not sure what there is past 
regexes--they're pretty much the next logical step past state-machinish things.


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