|Unicode lexical analisis and parsing with flex and bison in C++? email@example.com (Craig Hobbs) (1998-01-12)|
|Re: Unicode lexical analisis and parsing with flex and bison in C++? firstname.lastname@example.org (Henry Spencer) (1998-01-13)|
|Re: Unicode lexical analisis and parsing with flex and bison in C++? email@example.com (1998-01-14)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Schwartz)|
|Date:||14 Jan 1998 14:45:24 -0500|
|Keywords:||lex, i18n, comment|
> [... I believe that Plan 9 has a unicode version of lex, might want
> to see what they did. -John]
The lex manpage at http://plan9.bell-labs.com/plan9/man1.html says:
Cannot handle UTF.
The asteroid to kill this dinosaur is still in orbit.
[I can't tell whether they're referring to the source code to the Bell
Labs lex, which is indeed some of the worst C code I've ever seen, or
the whole idea of lex, which still seems pretty useful. -John]
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