[ragel-users] Re: Matching multibyte or wide-chars

Adrian Thurston thurs... at cs.queensu.ca
Fri Apr 11 20:23:08 UTC 2008

I think it would be great to distribute these ragel definitions with
ragel as a library. Maybe as wchar/<locale>-def.rl or something.


Rak Rok wrote:
>>  Sorry that's the only option at this time. Perhaps someone has already
>>  defined character classes that they're willing to share.
> I've been poring through the iswalpha code in glibc and it doesn't
> seem like it will be too difficult to define the character classes.
> It boils down to a bunch of rather large table lookups.  I'm looking
> into building it for Ragel.  Will be happy to share the code with you
> guys if you're interested in adding it to the set of defined character
> classes.  I'm thinking of calling them wdigit, walpha, walnum, etc.
> Is this something you'd be interested in having?
> -rr-
> > 

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