|syntax-directed editing email@example.com (Alexander Stippler) (2000-08-27)|
|Re: syntax-directed editing firstname.lastname@example.org (Quinn Tyler Jackson) (2000-09-07)|
|Re: syntax-directed editing maratb@CS.Berkeley.EDU (Marat Boshernitsan) (2000-09-08)|
|Re: syntax-directed editing email@example.com (2000-09-08)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Neel Krishnaswami)|
|Date:||8 Sep 2000 02:10:46 -0400|
Alexander Stippler <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've got an AST representation of a java package/file and a textual
> representation of this file. This file should be editable and the
> AST thus has to be updated at least every time the file is saved.
> How can I manage this rebuilding as little as possible of the AST
> and how can I do it at all? Do you know some introducing papers or
> other materials on this topic?
The best source on incremental parsing I've seen is Tim Wagner's PhD
thesis -- he worked on the Ensemble project at Berkeley (which has
since morphed into the Harmonia project).
Tim A. Wagner. Practical algorithms for incremental software
development environments. Technical Report CSD-97-946, University of
California, Berkeley, March 11, 1998.
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