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Lex

(tool)
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, ftp://iecc.com/pub/file/lyprg.zip.

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

Lex

(language, specification)
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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DPPC, 478: <<Ad hoc autem quod sit (lex) iusta requiruntur tria: primum, potestas in ferente, deinde finis scilicet propter bonum commune, postremo forma, ut scilicet secundum aequalitatem proportionis imponat subditis leges onerosas>>; cfr.
3: <<Non spectat facere leges ad rationem cuiuscumque, sed solum illius qui gerit curam communitatis, quia talis gerit curam bonum ommunis ad quod ordinatur lex>>.
35] The parallel between the legal profession and the military one, denoted by armae et litterae or armae et leges (arms and laws) was a common theme in Roman culture, and could be found in republican authors like Cicero as well as in the law codes of the later Empire.
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