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- Subject: Re: Pattern matching proposal: %B to match balanced string with specified escape
- From: Jonathan Goble <jcgoble3@...>
- Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:06:28 -0500
On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 6:35 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
>> > My suggestion is to add the token %B, which would perform the same
>> > thing as %b, except it would recognize an escape character specified
>> > in the arguments to the token, and upon encountering the escape
>> > character, the following character would be ignored. I doubt it would
>> > handle all use cases, but it almost certainly would handle a large
>> > percentage.
>> Roberto? Luiz? I'm interested in hearing your "official" opinions on
>> this proposal.
> We don't have any "official" opinion about that.
OK. But what are the chances of this being added to stock Lua in the