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From: Rustom Mody <rustompmody@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Another gsoc idea -- ragel
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 20:24:55 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJ+Teoe5zp0D0FFif5+bH2ee6ZcVS2GAb6Qb+9F8sRQXycZFPg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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Ragel http://www.complang.org/ragel/ is a tool that integrates regular
expressions and state machines under one umbrella.
It has backends currently for C, C++, Objective-C, D, Java and Ruby.  I do
not think having an elisp backend would be a very big task.

After that (in my estimate) org-mode code would (could) become half as long
and twice as fast -- at least those sections that are heavily regex oriented

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             reply	other threads:[~2012-03-09 14:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-09 14:54 Rustom Mody [this message]
2012-03-09 15:51 ` Thorsten
2012-03-09 17:04   ` Eric Schulte

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