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In message <Xns98A868744B4CDkurtjung@> you wrote:

> > I am releasing a prototype of (yet) another pattern-matching library
> > for Lua, called LPeg:
> LPeg is an excellent library, Roberto. It is a perfect fit for Lua, a
> powerful and elegant alternative to string-based patterns. I'm really
> impressed with the scope of its applications and how naturally it
> extends Lua. Lua now has the best of both worlds: easy to use pattern
> matching routines in the string library, and a parsing expression
> grammar for the deeper cases.
> I had to #ifdef out the utf8 function on a certain operating system
> (guess which one) because MSVCRT.DLL doesn't support wctype!

Seconded. I had to #ifdef out the utf8 function, too, for RiscLua,
although if I compiled with different tools it would be OK.
I look forward to playing with Lpeg.

Gavin Wraith (
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