· 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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