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From: Simon Marlow <marlowsd <at> gmail.com>
Subject: ANNOUNCE: Alex version 3.0
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general
Date: Friday 5th August 2011 08:31:09 UTC (over 5 years ago)
I am pleased to announce version 3.0 of Alex, the lexical analyser
generator for Haskell.

Highlights in this release:

     * Unicode support (contributed mostly by Jean-Philippe Bernardy,
       with help from Alan Zimmerman, and using code from the ranged-sets
       package written by Paul Johnson).

     * Alex now does DFA minimization, which helps to reduce the size
       of the generated tables, especially for lexers that use Unicode.

More details in the release notes:

   http://www.haskell.org/alex/doc/html/about.html#relnotes-30

Alex can be obtained from Hackage

   http://hackage.haskell.org/package/alex

The master repository is now on github:

   https://github.com/simonmar/alex

Alex is distributed under a BSD-style license.


Cheers,
	Simon
 
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