[mcclim-devel] More power to Drei
athas at sigkill.dk
Sun Nov 11 09:56:44 UTC 2007
Christophe Rhodes <csr21 at cantab.net> writes:
> Sorry, I meant that there would be no parse for the buffer beyond a
> sequence of tokens.
Oh yeah, this should be trivial. A parse tree of some sort is always
necessary for redisplay and other things, hence my question.
> (Annoyingly, I realised after I posted that some of the mini languages
> that I have a need to support include elements that are not regular:
> the common case is properly-nesting balanced comments. I don't know
> the capabilities of cl-automaton; can it represent such things?)
I'm pretty sure cl-automaton as it stands only implements regular
expressions. I do not know whether it can reasonably be extended or
not, but for simplish things like balancing, I'd wager it can.
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