Functional equivalent of GCG Findpatterns?

Andrew Dalke dalke at
Thu Jan 20 10:36:29 EST 2000

Peter Rice <pmr at> wrote:
> PCRE looks interesting, and does have suitable
> licensing for EMBOSS.

Cornelius Krasel replied:
> I use PCRE for something unrelated to molbio.
> Works like a charm.

Same here.  PCRE is part of the standard Python
distribution <>, so I've been using
it for a while.  Only have had a couple of minor
problems with it, and that was a couple of years
ago; the problems have since been fixed.


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