[ragel-users] Re: runaway action

Adrian Thurston thurs... at cs.queensu.ca
Fri Aug 29 01:52:51 UTC 2008

The start state is like any other, except that it has the added 
privilege of being the one the machine starts out in.

The to action wasn't driven by any really important need. It seemed like 
a reasonable thing to do at the time. It can be used to get actions to 
execute before any other (or after depending on how you look at it).


Manfred_Nowak wrote:
> Now I understand. But then: why are epsilon transitions to start
> states allowed at all? And is there any usefulness  in the
>> to(action)?

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