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Re: APL mode

From: Rustom Mody
Subject: Re: APL mode
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 19:34:13 +0530

On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:
> Rustom Mody writes:
>  > Not to say that I am afraid of CFGs -- more afraid of regexps with 16
>  > backslashes in a row!!
> XEmacsen have rawstrings (couldn't resist), but the real answer is to
> use one of the regexp constructor packages if you don't feel like
> dealing the the unfortunate consequences of the traditional use of the
> same character to indicate string escapes and regexp constructs too.

Ok I find something called rx.
I think I need something like rx-inverse -- something which will give
me an sexp interpretation of an ugly re.

>  > Can you point me to somewhere to read as example?
> css-mode, htmlize, nroff-mode, xpm-mode, xrdb-mode.  But you won't
> find a Lispish parser in any of them IIRC.  Rather the parsing is
> buried in movement functions and the like.  To find what you're
> looking for, find the keymap, and then find the motion function.

Could not find many of these. Are they elisp files in the standard distribution?
Also any examples that use semantic?


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