Re: Unicode lexers (was:32'nd bit & UTF-8)

From: Philippe VERDY (
Date: Wed Jan 19 2005 - 12:40:33 CST

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    "Arcane Jill" wrote:
    > As a programmer myself, I actually followed that explanation. But I wonder if
    > it's the right approach. Would it not be a more ... interesting ... approach,
    > to forget Flex, and instead write a brand new Unicode lexer generator which
    > generates a lexer that processes characters (not bytes)?

    I forgot to speak about the many lexer/scanner projects available in Many of them support Unicode.
    See for example the results page, when searching for "lexer" in the SourceForge "software/group" category: See also the various references they contain for other similar open projects or commercial products.

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