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- Subject: Re: yet another pattern-matching library for Lua
- From: Gavin Wraith <gavin@...>
- Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 15:55:17 GMT
In message <Xns98A868744B4CDkurtjung@18.104.22.168> 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 (email@example.com)
Home page: http://www.wra1th.plus.com/