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- Subject: Re: lpeg and terminology
- From: "Mark Meijer" <meijer78@...>
- Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 14:30:30 +0200
Alternative page with same video (found via reply to the message I
linked in my previous post):
And here you can find the slides used in the presentation:
2008/9/7 Mark Meijer <email@example.com>:
> I've found Roberto's presentation about this to be very informative
> (he also explains blind greedy etc). Check out the video:
> 2008/9/6 Wesley Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Hi list,
>> I'm brushing up on LPEG, trying some things out and wrapping my head
>> around this whole thing. I'm currently going through the docs and "A
>> Text Pattern-Matching Tool based on Parsing Expression Grammars"
>> paper. What's tripping me up is some of the terminology that's
>> currently a bit fuzzy to me. If there's a good resource for getting a
>> handle on the basic, terminology-wise, I'd love to know about it.
>> Specifically, what does a phrase like "blind greedy repetition" mean?
>> I understand greedy to mean look for a mach until there are no more,
>> but blind is a bit of mystery. Any info appreciated.