Replace core language HexStrings with library entity

Nick Treleaven via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Thu Mar 19 10:27:16 PDT 2015

On 18/03/2015 14:45, H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> 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... ;-)

Some tools can't require D due to project limitations.

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