Ah, you are completely right about \N, of course. I'm just a blockhead ;(
Concerning quotes: I think that the way I structured mine is easier to convert from logic. For instance, I defined a quoted string as:
- start quote
- string of (non-quote or backslashed quote) characters
- end quote
Which I then translated into (comments added this time):
" # start quote
[ # string
<-["]>+: # non quote characters
| # or
[ <after \\ > " ] # backslashed quote character
]* # end string
" # end quote
It was then shown how to make it "dynamic" by simply adding an argument and subsituting that argument in for the quote delimeter. While yours is much more elegant and efficient, I thought that my example was easier to follow in the current context.
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