Re: Possible lex bug? (Al Stavely)
Thu, 3 Sep 1992 16:53:31 GMT

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From: (Al Stavely)
Organization: New Mexico Tech, USA
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1992 16:53:31 GMT
References: 92-09-025
Keywords: lex, errors, comment (Steve Masticola) writes:
>Has anyone else come across the following possible bug in lex?
>[lex doesn't recognize \v as vertical tab]

"It's not a bug, it's a feature!" :-(

According to my Lex manual, the only special-character escape sequences
(besides octal codes) that Lex supports are \n, \t and \b. Sad but true...
- Allan Stavely, New Mexico Tech, USA
[Yet another reason to use flex. -John]

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