[TUHS] Short history of 'grep'

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Jan 31 11:41:15 AEST 2016

I'm still trying to get my around about how a program such as "egrep" 
which handles complex patterns can be faster than one that doesn't...  It 
seems to defeat all logic :-)

Is there a simple explanation, involving small words?  I've never really 
looked at the theory.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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