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Re: [gforth] equivalent of ctype?

From: Joel Rees
Subject: Re: [gforth] equivalent of ctype?
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:25:47 +0900

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 9:55 AM, Joel Rees <address@hidden> wrote:
> Does gforth provide a native equivalent of the ctype functions?
> Or is it usually considered best to actually call the C library functions
> for isalpha(), etc.?
> Or do most such uses resort directly to the regular expressions stuff?

Not finding one, I just put one together for 7-bit US ASCII and tested it
this afternoon. If there is any interest, I could put an open source license
on it and publish it.

Joel Rees

One of these days I'll get someone to pay me
to design a language that combines the best of Forth and C.
Then I'll be able to leap wide instruction sets with a single #ifdef,
run faster than a speeding infinite loop with a #define,
and stop all integer size bugs with my bare cast.

More of my delusions:

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