[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?

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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