[erlang-questions] idea: service pack one

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed Nov 14 08:19:59 CET 2007


Hi,

On Nov 14, 2007 2:49 AM, Caoyuan <> wrote:
> I'd like to see something like:
> <_:S/binary,'[a-z]','[^abc]','var[0-9]',$x,$/,d,d,d,d,$/,d,d,$/,d,d,$/,_/binary>>
> where we can wrap any regexp in atom

a little off-topic: Maybe not _any_ regexp, but a subset -- how would
you handle 'a[b-y]+[0-9][^a-z]*u' in a straightforward way? It can't
be transformed into a binary with many variables and a lot of guards,
it needs a state machine.

best regards,
Vlad



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