[ragel-users] interpreting ragel visualization

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 14:04:50 UTC 2009

Thanks Adrian.

I had not noticed the -p addition to the -V flag -- that shows the
characters in printable form.

But I still find one thing on the transitions indecipherable --

Sorry if I am missing something in the manual. Just a pointer will be helpful

Thanks again and a very happy new year

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Adrian Thurston <thurston at complang.org> wrote:
> Hi Rustom,
> When the alphabet type is a signed value like char, the values with high
> bit set are displayed as negative. If you change the alphabet type to
> unsigned char they'll show up as > 127.
> The values inside parens are references to conditions. If a named action
> is used a name shows up there. Otherwise you get line;col. The bang means
> that the transition is taken only when the condition fails (returns
> false).
> Happy New Year!
> Adrian

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