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Re: Make peg.el a built-in library?

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Make peg.el a built-in library?
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2022 19:59:04 +0100

On Tue, Nov 08, 2022 at 08:10:55AM -0800, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
> Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:
> >> And that's about the only hint you get. I was trying to parse a
> >> multiword name like
> >>
> >> Eric Edwin Abrahamsen
> >
> > Side note: the division between "given name" a "family name" is not
> > a universal property [...]

> Oh, I've gone down all the rabbit holes...


And this all because a small bunch of PEGs..,

> EBDB doesn't force this, it
> distinguishes between "complex" and "simple" names, and also allows
> "complex" names that only have a given name, or a list of given names,
> etc. Input can be done explicitly, field by field, or you can just chunk
> a string in there and see what happens. This peg.el adventure is only
> about "seeing what happens" with complex names.

I think we all got that. Still... ;-)


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