|justify use of flex vs lex email@example.com (1993-01-25)|
|Re: justify use of flex vs lex firstname.lastname@example.org (1993-01-25)|
|Re: justify use of flex vs lex email@example.com (1993-01-26)|
|Re: justify use of flex vs lex firstname.lastname@example.org (1993-01-29)|
|From:||email@example.com (Barton Christopher Massey)|
|Organization:||University of Oregon Computer and Information Sciences Dept.|
|Date:||Fri, 29 Jan 1993 07:39:23 GMT|
firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve Layten x3451) writes:
[Why flex not lex?]
> Support across multiple platforms/environments
> Fewer constraints or "limits" built in.
> I believe that support for flex is "better" than most vendors
And, if it matters, don't forget speed -- flex scanners may be
comparable to hand-coded ones in speed, whereas lex scanners aren't
even in the running...
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