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Associated article: High-Speed Finite-State Machines

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Published source code accompanying the article by Brenton Hoff in which he presents a technique for implementing a virtual machine, using text-processing as an example application. Also see GROUSE.ZIP.

					High-Speed Finite-State Machines
by Brenton Hoff


Example 1:

(a) 

0x00  ABANDON
0x01  AGAIN
0x02  AGAIN
 ...
'w'   AGAIN
'x'   MATCH
'y'   AGAIN
 ...

(b)
for (;;) {
  NextCh = *pText++;
  Action = pState[NextCh];
  switch (Action) {
   case AGAIN: continue;
   case MATCH: return TRUE;
   case ABANDON: return FALSE;
  }
}

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