[Haskell-cafe] lex

Daniel Fischer daniel.is.fischer at web.de
Thu Jan 20 16:07:44 EST 2005


does anybody know, why 'lex' isn't faithful to the Haskell-syntax?

Since it isn't difficult to make it ignore comments, handle qualified names 
and recognize octal/hexadecimal literals (the system, be it hugs or ghc, does 
it, and I filled in the required code this evening, so for a good programmer 
it would be a matter of half an hour at most), I suppose there must be a 
reason, only I can't think of one.

If you have any good ideas or even know the reason, please tell me.

Thanks in advance,

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