What is a token
mark at livecode.com
Sun Apr 12 03:49:28 EDT 2020
On 2020-04-11 22:22, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
> So the question is, should I submit this as a bug, or no?
No you shouldn't as it isn't a bug :)
The 'token' chunk is a wrapper around the internal routine the engine
uses to divide a script text up into tokens which are then parsed. This
routine also does the 'skipping' over of whitespace and comments. As
'/*' is part of a comment it is ignored, just like any spaces in between
put token 2 of "/* this is a comment */ put x into y"
Will put 'x' because the only 'tokens' in that string are 'put', 'x',
'into' and 'y'.
If you want to see if a line starts with a multi-line comment then you
if word 1 of tLine begins with "/*" then ...
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