[antlr-interest] Newlines (yet again)

Terence Parr parrt at cs.usfca.edu
Tue Jan 18 10:58:27 PST 2005

On Jan 18, 2005, at 10:45 AM, Paul J. Lucas wrote:
> 	You definitely do not need "\r\n" for Windows.  Since the '\n'
> 	is always present and required for a newline, why do you care
> 	whether a '\r' came before it?  Answer: you don't care what
> 	came before it.

You still have to consume it.  The implicit assumption here is that 
some other construct matches it.  For example, the (..)* loop in a 
single-line // comment.  So, on the end you can just look for '\n'. :)


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