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· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · June
· · · · 10 (1 entry)

RX and 1.9 and Pain · This frag­ment is most­ly a note to my­self and place­hold­er and might prove use­ful to some­one slash­ing through the XML un­der­growth with bleeding-edge Ruby. Briefly: I re­vived my “RX” Ru­by to­k­eniz­er (see here, here, and here) to con­tribute to An­to­nio Cangiano’s pro­posed Ru­by bench­mark suite, which I think is a Real­ly Good Idea. I had a bit of pain get­ting the code to run on both Ru­by 1.8 and 1.9, and then when I tried sanity-checking the out­put by com­par­ing it to REXML on 1.9, REXML blew chunks. There are, ap­par­ent­ly, is­sues about REXML and 1.9. Read on for de­tails in the un­like­ly event that you care about any of this ...
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