[Python-Dev] Re: Automatic flex interface for Python?
Tue, 20 Aug 2002 22:25:52 -0500
>> ...insert Flex rules into the string, call a slightly higher level
>> function which calls flex to generate the scanner code and use a
>> slightly different bit of module sticky stuff to make it callable
>> from Python.
Eric> Lexers are painful in Python. They hit the language in a weak
Eric> spot created by the immutability of strings.
Yeah, that's why you inline what is essentially a .l file into your Python
I'm actually here in Austin for a couple days visiting Eric Jones and the
SciPy gang. Perhaps Eric and I can bat something out over lunch tomorrow...