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Re: Nyacc patches for Mes to avoid bundling?

From: Matt Wette
Subject: Re: Nyacc patches for Mes to avoid bundling?
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 19:09:22 -0700

> On May 3, 2017, at 5:07 PM, Matt Wette <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On May 3, 2017, at 10:59 AM, Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>> Mes is now packaged in Guix.  It bundles a modified copy of
>> Nyacc-0.76.5.  It would like to package Nyacc separately and
>> depend on that, however, Mes cannot use Nyacc as is, at the
>> moment because of three Mes problems
>>  1) Mes has no regex
>>  2) Mes has no proper module system, there is only one environment
>>  3) For Mes I like simple pmatch better than match
>> Attached are the patches Mes is using right now.  I intend to fix 2) at
>> a certain point but haven't planned that yet.  I have no plans for 1),
>> I'd rather not support regexps if I can get away with it.  3) is
>> probably not mandatory, but it helps being lightweight.
>> How do you feel about supporting such shortcomings of Mes?  I can
>> imagine that's not a great thing to do, however Mes carrying a copy
>> of Nyacc is also not fantastic?
>> Greetings,
>> janneke
> Hi Jan,
> Those don’t look to terrible to do.  I will take a look. I think they can be 
> done.

But it would be nice to know what MES does have.  String-search ?  Character 

I have replaced match w/ pmatch .

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