|Pondering the future of lexical analysis email@example.com (Clint Olsen) (2002-10-18)|
|Re: Pondering the future of lexical analysis firstname.lastname@example.org (John McEnerney) (2002-10-20)|
|Re: Pondering the future of lexical analysis email@example.com (Scott Nicol) (2002-10-20)|
|Re: Pondering the future of lexical analysis firstname.lastname@example.org (Mark) (2002-10-20)|
|Re: Pondering the future of lexical analysis email@example.com (Aharon Robbins) (2002-10-20)|
|From:||"Aharon Robbins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||20 Oct 2002 22:54:16 -0400|
|Organization:||Pioneer Consulting, Ltd.|
|Posted-Date:||20 Oct 2002 22:54:16 EDT|
The moderator nattered:
>[I know there are Unicode versions of lex, such as the one from plan
>9. And yes, you only need to store valid transitions. One technique
>is to store the highest and lowest valid tokens in each state and a
>vector of transitions [lowest,highest]. -John]
I seem to recall from the 9fans list (comp.os.plan9) that the Plan 9
lex actually doesn't do Unicode; noone at Bell Labs bothered to update it.
They seem to prefer hand-written scanners.
I expect a google search could clarify the matter.
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