Balanced match with std.regex

Jakob Ovrum via Digitalmars-d-learn digitalmars-d-learn at
Mon Dec 14 17:29:39 PST 2015

On Tuesday, 15 December 2015 at 01:07:32 UTC, Chris Wright wrote:
> I don't think so.
> std.regex looks like it implements only a deterministic finite 
> automaton, whereas what you are looking for requires a 
> push-down automaton. It just so happens that a few popular 
> regex libraries implement PDAs rather than DFAs (and have 
> associated changes to their regex syntax to make it work, 
> albeit inelegantly).

Thanks, that makes sense.

String manipulation in D without regex is pretty nice anyway, so 
it's not a big loss.

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