Pattern Matching Functions

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Pattern Matching Functions

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s-Server features two functions for pattern matching:

The regex parser uses the default Java regular expression parser. See https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/regex/Pattern.html for more details on this parser.

The fast regex parser works similarly to the regex parser, but takes several "shortcuts" to ensure faster results. For example, the fast regex parser stops at the first match it finds (known as "lazy" semantics.