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- Subject: Re: Emulating advanced regex features using Lua patterns and pure Lua code
- From: Matthew Wild <mwild1@...>
- Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:12:24 +0100
On 20 June 2011 11:12, Lorenzo Donati <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all!
> A recent thread about Lua patterns not being regexes induced me to start
> this thread.
> I wonder if there are ways to EASILY emulate some advanced regex features,
> usually found in PCRE-like packages, without resorting to LPEG or C bindings
> to external libs.
http://lua-users.org/wiki/ExPattern works along these lines.