[Israel.pm] Talk request
gaal at forum2.org
Sat Mar 6 09:23:51 PST 2004
On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 12:27:15AM +0200, Ran Eilam wrote:
> I wish someone would give a talk about creating custom RE engines, as
> "explained" in perlre.
Until such a talk is given, take a look at Regexp::Common (by Damian
Conway and maitained by Abigail). The main module creates a custom
engine that does things like determine at match runtime whether to ()
or to (?:) certain submatches.
The whole module is impressive, or sick. The Regexp::Common::comment
class, for instance, matches comments in many, many, many programming
languages, including Beatnik:
The estoric language Beatnik only uses words consisting of letters.
Words are scored according to the rules of Scrabble. Words scoring
less than 5 points, or 18 points or more are considered comments
(although the compiler might mock at you if you score less than
Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>
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