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Re: [O] Another gsoc idea -- ragel

From: Thorsten
Subject: Re: [O] Another gsoc idea -- ragel
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 16:51:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130002 (Ma Gnus v0.2) Emacs/24.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Rustom Mody <address@hidden> writes:

> Ragel http://www.complang.org/ragel/ is a tool that integrates regular
> expressions and state machines under one umbrella.
> It has backends currently for C, C++, Objective-C, D, Java and Ruby. 
> I do not think having an elisp backend would be a very big task.
> After that (in my estimate) org-mode code would (could) become half as
> long and twice as fast -- at least those sections that are heavily
> regex oriented

I took the freedom to add your (slightly modified) proposal to the GSoC
2012 ideas page:


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