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On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
<> wrote:
> To allow people to experiment with that syntax, here is an implementation
> using a token filter written in C.
> It converts
>        \x,y,z(x+(x-2)*g(x,y,z-2*(x+y))-y*z)
> to
>        function(x,y,z) return x+(x-2)*g(x,y,z-2*(x+y))-y*z end

The LuaMacro[1] equivalent is:

macro.define ('\\', {'args','body';handle_parms =
true},'function(args) return body end',
    function(ls) -- grab the lambda
        -- these guys return _arrays_ of token-lists. We use '' as the delim
        -- so commas don't split the results
        local args = macro.grab_parameters('(','')[1]
        local body = macro.grab_parameters(')','')[1]
        return args,body

Note that there is a mingw-compiled version of Lua with the
token-filter patch available for download as well; a LfW compatible
lua5.1.dll can be made up if there's interest.

steve d.

See examples.lua for the definition.