[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: Alex version 3.0

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 10:31:09 CEST 2011

I am pleased to announce version 3.0 of Alex, the lexical analyser
generator for Haskell.

Highlights in this release:

     * Unicode support (contributed mostly by Jean-Philippe Bernardy,
       with help from Alan Zimmerman, and using code from the ranged-sets
       package written by Paul Johnson).

     * Alex now does DFA minimization, which helps to reduce the size
       of the generated tables, especially for lexers that use Unicode.

More details in the release notes:


Alex can be obtained from Hackage


The master repository is now on github:


Alex is distributed under a BSD-style license.


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