Delightful post about a paper about a mad fast streaming regex engine called Hyperscan

Capturing subexpressions: at once stage we had an experimental product that (in block mode only, not streaming) could accurately model libpcre’s capturing semantics. This worked by scanning the data backwards with a backwards version of the pattern, making a trace of the states visited, and tracing forwards through the backward state trace in order to […]

post netnewswire item to delicious bookmarks applescript

for blog reading i use the amazing (and free!) software from newsgator called NetNewsWire. i discovered an applescript for posting post currently being read to my delicious bookmarks. this was pretty good as it was, but, but i wanted a bit more, so i modified it to prompt for additional tags. i have also added […]