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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Pegex: regex engine using LPeg
- From: William Ahern <william@...>
- Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 19:48:02 -0700
On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 11:19:01PM +0100, Chris Emerson wrote:
> I've uploaded (newly renamed) pegex to Luarocks.
> It's a simple regex engine which works by converting regexes to equivalent
> LPeg expressions (using the algorithm in this paper co-authored by a Roberto
> Ierusalimschy: http://www.inf.puc-rio.br/~roberto/docs/ry10-01.pdf -
> thanks!); the only dependency is LPeg.
> It supports basic regular expression features as well as some common
> extensions like captures and backreferences.
Nice work. And thanks for providing the URL to the paper. I didn't know