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Re: use Elisp to improve your Elisp - some code issues


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: use Elisp to improve your Elisp - some code issues
Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:57:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2015-08-01, at 06:20, Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> One example would be what we have mentioned a couple
>> of times by now and that is
>>
>>     (if a b)
>>     (if (not a) b)
>>
>> which should be
>>
>>     (when a b)
>>     (unless a b)
>>
>> Anyone has an regexp for that?
>
> Well, since s-expressions and XML are (more or less) isomorphic, and
> parsing XML and HTML is (more or less) the same thing, I guess the Most
> Famous StackOverflow Answer applies. ;-P
>
> http://stackoverflow.com/a/1732454/1181665

Indeed.  This is  Compiler 101.  If you didn't have that lecture at your
university, you should request a refund, because you've been swindled.

-- 
__Pascal Bourguignon__                 http://www.informatimago.com/
“The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a
dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to
keep the man from touching the equipment.” -- Carl Bass CEO Autodesk


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