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1. A lexical analyser generator for unix and its input language. There is a gnu version called flex and a version written in, and outputting, sml/nj called ml-lex. A version, by David Poole at Montana has been retargeted to turbo pascal, .

["Lex - A Lexical Analyzer Generator", M.E. Lesk, CS TR 39, Bell Labs, Oct 1975].

2. The lexical specification language for cops.

["Metalanguages of the Compiler Production System COPS", J. Borowiec, in GI Fachgesprach "Compiler-Compiler", ed W. Henhapl, Tech Hochs Darmstadt 1978, pp.122-159].

 
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