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On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 12:14 AM, Benoit Germain <> wrote:

> [BG] Reversing the string is fine when it is rather small (which is my case).
> However, I suppose one can encounter a situation where a large text has to be searched,
> and there is no easy means of extracting a small portion to search in. In that case,
> duplicating the whole text, and searching through it, is expensive.
> I was just wondering if there was a possibility to apply all pattern matching functions
> in the reverse direction.


We've got a use case where users import rather huge documents to a
single outline node because the imported document has no hierarchy,
e.g., a 60-page legal brief.

Also, patterns don't flip as easily as the string. :-)

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