Lexing in Python 2

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Feb 1 11:48:51 CET 2000


Paul Prescod <paul at prescod.net> wrote:
> With all due respect, what the hell is shlex and how did it get into
> the standard distribution? 

afaik, it's a support module for netrc:
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-netrc.html

> It is my unconsidered, uneducated opinion that lexers do not vary as
> widely as parsers (LL(1), LR(1), LR(N) etc.) so we could just choose one
> at random and start building modules around it.

re 1.6?

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