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Re: english names for symbolic SREs

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On 11/26/2013 2:05 PM, Alex Shinn wrote:
IMHO * and + are very common patterns which deserve a
short name, even if it takes new users slightly longer to learn

Agreed. After pushing for long names for everything, I now question the merits of having two names for any operator.

In your proposal you introduce "lazy" without defining it -
I'm guessing you mean what is already called "non-greedy".

Yes. Lazy and non-greedy are the same thing. Sorry. My confusion.