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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-18 08:40:58

David Bakin <d.bakin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> And composition: being able to build a RE from separately specified REs in
> a modular fashion. And abstraction too: passing parameters into an RE
> (e.g., once you write your balanced-delimiter RE you should be able to pass
> in the front-delimiter (e.g. "[") and back-delimiter ("]").
> Frankly, I think it is time to stop calling them regular expressions, which
> have a definite "computer science" meaning (only operators concatenate,
> alternate, and kleene star over a fixed alphabet). But this is a battle I
> will not fight since the outcome is obvious.

Sounds like Spirit :-)

Joel de Guzman

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