[ragel-users] Problem with an indetermination

Adrian Thurston thurston at complang.org
Thu Feb 12 00:10:36 UTC 2009

Yes, that's right. You don't actually need to save off the entire value, 
just record p whenever a space is seen and at the end of it all you'll 
have the very last one.


Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
> El Jueves, 12 de Febrero de 2009, Iñaki Baz Castillo escribió:
>>> Now on each space the value is only stored. Basically you need to mark
>>> the end separately from doing something about it because ever time you
>>> think you see the end, it may not be the end.
>> Thanks a lot. But, isn't inefficient? I mean: if 'name' is "A B C D E F G H
>> I" then the % action will be called 9 times and for each time it will store
>> the data in @value.
> Well, I understand, I could store the data in @value after parsing the 
> required "<". For that I would require to store the final value of 'p' when 
> leaving 'name'.  :)
> Hope I'm right. Thanks.

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