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revision 76 by nigel, Sat Feb 24 21:40:37 2007 UTC revision 77 by nigel, Sat Feb 24 21:40:45 2007 UTC
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50  <P>  <P>
51  If you are using such a pattern with subject strings that do not contain  If you are using such a pattern with subject strings that do not contain
52  newlines, the best performance is obtained by setting PCRE_DOTALL, or starting  newlines, the best performance is obtained by setting PCRE_DOTALL, or starting
53  the pattern with ^.* to indicate explicit anchoring. That saves PCRE from  the pattern with ^.* or ^.*? to indicate explicit anchoring. That saves PCRE
54  having to scan along the subject looking for a newline to restart at.  from having to scan along the subject looking for a newline to restart at.
55  </P>  </P>
56  <P>  <P>
57  Beware of patterns that contain nested indefinite repeats. These can take a  Beware of patterns that contain nested indefinite repeats. These can take a
# Line 89  In many cases, the solution to this kind Line 89  In many cases, the solution to this kind
89  atomic group or a possessive quantifier.  atomic group or a possessive quantifier.
90  </P>  </P>
91  <P>  <P>
92  Last updated: 09 September 2004  Last updated: 28 February 2005
93  <br>  <br>
94  Copyright &copy; 1997-2004 University of Cambridge.  Copyright &copy; 1997-2005 University of Cambridge.
95  <p>  <p>
96  Return to the <a href="index.html">PCRE index page</a>.  Return to the <a href="index.html">PCRE index page</a>.
97  </p>  </p>

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