[Numpy-discussion] Fastest way to parsing a specific binay file

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Sep 2 12:29:42 CDT 2009


On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:27, Gökhan Sever<gokhansever@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Citi, Luca <lciti@essex.ac.uk> wrote:
>>
>> If I understand the problem...
>> if you are 100% sure that "', '" only occurs between fields
>> and never within, you can use the 'split' method of the string
>> which could be faster than regexp in this simple case.
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> But it is not possible to extract a pattern such as within a field. A
> construct like in regex starting with a ; till the end of the section. ??

I can't parse that sentence. Can you describe the format in a little
more detail? Or point to documentation of the format? Or the IDL code
that parses it?

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Robert Kern

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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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