Replace core language HexStrings with library entity

H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Wed Mar 18 07:45:34 PDT 2015

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 07:45:54PM +1100, Daniel Murphy via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> "Kagamin"  wrote in message news:pltiewdojqrmgxrwhzoo at
> >The compiler lexer can be of arbitrary complexity, because it's
> >already written. If you write a compiler, you just grab the ready
> >lexer and use it, you don't need to count lines. The problem is with
> >other, non-compiler tools.
> I have no idea what your point is.  Lexer complexity matters for every
> tool that needs to lex D code.

Not if we have libdmdlexer that they can reuse... ;-)


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