Re: Lexical scanners?

Christian Wetzel <>
3 Apr 1998 17:01:10 -0500

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From: Christian Wetzel <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 3 Apr 1998 17:01:10 -0500
Organization: CLUE -- Computerlinguistik Uni Erlangen
References: 98-03-235
Keywords: lex, i18n wrote:
> I need a lexical scanner which...
> a) uses a large symbol set (Unicode), and
> b) can have new tokeens added dynamically.

> Ignoring requirement (b), for the moment, are there any tools
> available which can construct (with reasonable space and time
> efficiency) a lexical scanner for large character sets?

zlex seems to fulfill your requirements, at least it supports =

16-bit characters:

Hope that helps,

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