Get a handler from a script

Mark Smith mark at maseurope.net
Sun Mar 19 21:38:38 EST 2006


Are we trying to establish the existence of a handler or to get the  
text of a handler? And are we including handlers that are commented out?

Mark

On 20 Mar 2006, at 02:01, Dick Kriesel wrote:

> On 3/19/06 5:12 PM, "Geoff Canyon" <gcanyon at inspiredlogic.com> wrote:
>
>> I feel like the harbinger of doom here (with Alex as my able partner
>> in doomsaying) but:
>>
>> This would still be subject to failure if, anywhere in the script, /*
>> or */ appeared _not_ as block comment delimiters, but as part of a
>> string.
>
> www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/fools+rush+in+where+angels 
> +fear+to+tre
> ad.html
>
> Imagine we first remove comments that start with "--" and then  
> start looking
> for block comments.  If a "/*" follows an even number of quotes, it  
> starts a
> block comment.  If it follows an odd number of quotes, it's  
> embedded in a
> string.  After a "/*" starts a block comment, then the next "*/"  
> ends the
> comment.  Right?
>
> Or do the angels see even more of the devil in the details?
>
> -- Dick
>
>
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