base-4.3.1.0: Basic libraries

Portabilitynon-portable (uses Text.ParserCombinators.ReadP)
Stabilityprovisional
Maintainer[email protected]

Text.Read.Lex

Description

The cut-down Haskell lexer, used by Text.Read

Synopsis

Documentation

data Lexeme Source

Haskell lexemes.

Constructors

Char Char

Character literal

String String

String literal, with escapes interpreted

Punc String

Punctuation or reserved symbol, e.g. (, ::

Ident String

Haskell identifier, e.g. foo, Baz

Symbol String

Haskell symbol, e.g. >>, :%

Int Integer

Integer literal

Rat Rational

Floating point literal

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hsLex :: ReadP StringSource

Haskell lexer: returns the lexed string, rather than the lexeme

readIntP :: Num a => a -> (Char -> Bool) -> (Char -> Int) -> ReadP aSource