REGULUS: A general purpose macro processor based on regular expressions part one

@inproceedings{Abramson1977REGULUSAG,
  title={REGULUS: A general purpose macro processor based on regular expressions part one},
  author={Harvey Abramson},
  booktitle={ACM '77},
  year={1977}
}
  • Harvey Abramson
  • Published in ACM '77 1977
  • Computer Science
  • We consider macro processors to be a particular kind of translator writing system rather than simply a mechanism for performing textual replacement. This consideration leads to the application of modern compiler and translator writing system technology to the design and implementation of general macro processors. REGULUS is a general purpose macro processor based on regular expressions and is designed following the above mentioned considerations. REGULUS may be fitted to a variety of lexical… CONTINUE READING

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