[antlr-interest] Non-greedy lexer rule in ANTLR4

Gavin Lambert antlr at mirality.co.nz
Fri Oct 12 17:03:29 PDT 2012

At 11:56 13/10/2012, Terence Parr wrote:
 >oh. if no newline and such what Bart suggests might be 
best.  maybe
 >'<<' (~[\r\n] | .)* '>>' which is nongreedy

Doesn't the "." alt cancel out the first alt?

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