[Python-Dev] Re: Automatic flex interface for Python?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 21 Aug 2002 18:46:17 +0200

aahz wrote:

> Ah.  Here we see one of the little drawbacks of not finishing my CS
> degree.  ;-)  Can someone suggest a good simple reference on the
> distinctions between parsing / lexing / tokenizing

start here:


> particularly in the context of general string processing (e.g. XML)
> rather than the arcane art of compiler technology?

words tend to mean slightly different things in the XML universe,
so I'll leave that to the XML experts.