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This is an appeal for help with pattern matching. I appreciate
that one can ask too much of the pattern matching provided
in stringlib, and that for things like syntax colouring one
really needs a full-blooded parser. However, maybe there are
some wizards out there who can save me a lot of mental effort.
How do I specify a pattern for a Lua keyword?
How do I say that either the keyword begins a line or is
preceded by a character matching [^%w_], and that either
it ends a line or is followed by a character matching [^%w_],
for example?
It would be useful to have a little dictionary of useful
patterns on the Lua website.
Gavin Wraith ( or (
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