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Using declaration for a namespace name ?

Jeff Flinn
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On 7/15/2012 5:45 PM, Jorgen Grahn wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-07-03, Victor Bazarov wrote:
>> On 7/3/2012 8:34 AM, Timothy Madden wrote:
>>> [..] I posted a
>>> question on gmane.comp.lex.flex.general, only to find out flex is no
>>> longer being developed (only some minimal maintenance).


> (And to reiterate what I wrote here earlier: I wouldn't touch its
> ancient experimental C++ code generator with a ten-foot pole.)
>> I am certain that if there is a need in the tools like
>> flex or bison, there are replacements. Good luck!

> If flex is good enough for enough people, that might be a problem.
> Also, since the heyday of lexers in the 1980s, CPU power had become
> very cheap and powerful regex libraries and scripting languages have
> become common. This is just speculation, but that may be another force
> working against it.

Or use boost spirit qi to directly access ebnf/peg parsing technology
directly from C++.

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