From: Ken Guest (kwg at domain renre-europe.com)
Date: Tue 31 Jul 2001 - 14:53:08 IST
On 31 Jul 2001 12:43:18 +0100, Dale Dunlea wrote:
> Hi all,
> I haven't coded in ages and the only (software) languages I currently
> know are C/C++.
> I'm planning to write some code to parse a fairly large (and quite
> poorly structured) text file and then do *very* fancy things with it
> and then output and optimised version of the text file. So my question
> is, should I learn perl and do it that way or should I soldier along
> with C?
you should do neither - learn python and use it's re (regular
expression) module for string parsing.
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