scan-token ( -- str )
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Vocabulary
lexer

Inputs and outputs
stra string


Word description
Reads the next token from the lexer. Tokens are delimited by whitespace, with the exception that " is treated like a single token even when not followed by whitespace. This word throws unexpected-eof on end of input. To output f on end of input, use ?scan-token instead.

Notes
This word should only be called from parsing words.

Definition