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- Subject: Re: Most succinct way to parse an HTTP header string
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:37:53 +0200
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 7:32 AM, Tom N Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You're not the first person to want REXX parsing in Lua. In a thread from last
> year , Steve suggested his SIP module which may help convince one or two of
> your stubborn coworkers.
Yep, see http://stevedonovan.github.io/Penlight/api/topics/08-additional.md.html
The idea was to make many common string parsing tasks clearer. These
days, Lua string patterns have become second nature, but I do remember
having to work at them in the begining. So it's nice to have a 'String
patterns for Dummies' option.