A versus A-thing & lookahead...

From: Rick McGowan (Rick_McGowan@next.com)
Date: Wed Aug 28 1996 - 13:51:06 EDT

> Yes, but it's not a once-off look, is it? Because you can stack combining
> characters. So you know it's not an A, but you have to keep looking and
> looking and looking, don't you? Doesn't this make processing much more
> complex than Level 1 processing?

Complex for WHAT? What are you trying to do? Iteration is simply
iteration... Computers do it better than we do, so what if you have to keep
iterating on something? Infinite lookahead is not "difficult" and it doesn't
make anything more complex; it just takes the machine more iterations...


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