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- Subject: Re: Most efficient way to recognize a line by its first (up to) three characters
- From: meino.cramer@...
- Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:12:49 +0100
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <firstname.lastname@example.org> [14-03-11 20:04]:
> > Suppose I have one character code like this
> > A;0000;0000;0000 ("0"s is data)
> Now that you've given us a sample of the input, the solution is easier:
> ... read line
> local prefix,info=line:match("(.-);(.*)$")
> local h=handlers[p[prefix] or badprefix
> and register handlers for "A", "AB", "ABC", etc.
...and the problem with examples is, that they are examples only :)
And I have to sent all variations to completly define what I need
(which I am not allowed to do, by the way).
Only to describe another variation:
thats why I *trying* to describe things more theorectically (rigt
word? I am no native english speaker...)...