[erlang-questions] extending the scanner and parser

Kenneth Lundin <>
Fri Oct 3 18:18:04 CEST 2008


It is in our plans to have that support in our standard scanner in some way.
Can not promise when but hopefully next year some time.

/Kenneth Erlang/OTP tema , Ericsson

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 5:15 PM, H.Li <> wrote:
>
>>
>> The way these tools get the extra information is by making a copy of
>> erl_scan and erl_parse and modifying them to suit their purposes.
>> This is a big maintenance headache and it limits interoperability
>> between these tools, but currently the only way to solve the problem.
>
> That's exactly what Wrangler does. It would be really great if the standard
> scanner could be extended to support extra information.
>
> Regards,
> Huiqing
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