[Chicago-talk] Removing "." from a string?
zrusilla at mac.com
Thu Jan 31 15:26:24 PST 2008
>> Bah, kids these days... haven't been tought not to use s/// when tr/// will
>Other than saving one keystroke, is there anything specifically more
>correct or better to using tr/// there than using perl's re?
tr/// is a compile-time operator. If I understand correctly, it will not be recompiled with each invocation, and you avoid the overhead of awakening the regular-expression dragon, er, engine.
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