[REBOL] Re: Strange parsing behavior
From: robert:muench:robertmuench at: 3-Aug-2002 8:39
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> On Behalf Of Tom Conlin
> Sent: Saturday, August 03, 2002 6:02 AM
> To: Rebollist
> Subject: [REBOL] Re: Strange parsing behavior
> maybe this is what you were after
> rule1: [start: copy string1 [ [to " - " (?? string1)] | to
> newline] copy string2 to end] == [start: copy string1 [[to "
> - " (?? string1)] | to newline] copy string2 to end]
> >> string1
> == "this is a - "
Shouldn't this be "this is a"? IIRC to indicates parsing up to the
pattern not thru it... I have the same effect here and IMO this is
> notice the first optional matching pattern is in its own block.
I play around with this a bit to see if it helps but I don't thing so.