Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:05 AM.

local {
	complexLinkPat = "<a[ \t\r\n]*[^>]*href[ \t\r\n]*=[ \t\r\n]*\"?([-_~%@:/\\.A-Za-z0-9]+)\"?[^>]*>([^<]*)";
	simpleLinkPat = "<a[ \t\r\n]+[^>]*href[ \t\r\n]*=[ \t\r\n]*\"([^\"]*)\"[^>]*>([^<]*)";
	s = string (;
tt = clock.ticks();
patRef = re.compile (simpleLinkPat);
theList = re.extract (patRef, s, {2,1});
dialog.notify (clock.ticks () - tt + " ticks; " + string (theList))

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.