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From: Eric Niebler (eric.niebler_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-21 10:42:41

Joel de Guzman wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Hartmut Kaiser" <hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Yes, and Slex is the other one
>> Not to mention XPressive?
> Well, XPressive is not technically a lexer. I'm urging Eric
> to make it.

I remember discussing this with you and Hartmut, but I don't recall the
outcome. I think we decided xpressive needed some features before it
could be usable as a lexer, but I don't recall what they are. If you
remind me, I can revisit this.

Certainly, a small, fast, DFA-based back-end for xpressive would be
ideal. It's been a while since I had that kind of free time, though.

Eric Niebler
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