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Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <> [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
> 	h(prefix,info)
> 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:

*A N

thats why I *trying* to describe things more theorectically (rigt
word? I am no native english speaker...)...