|Tools for Syntax Improvement? rjbotting@CSUSB.edu (2000-10-01)|
|Re: Tools for Syntax Improvement? firstname.lastname@example.org (Ira D. Baxter) (2000-10-06)|
|Re: Tools for Syntax Improvement? email@example.com (2000-10-08)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard J. Botting)|
|Date:||8 Oct 2000 22:14:40 -0400|
An idiot with my name and address expostulated:
>Way back when, I remember someone published a paper on some tools they
>had that would automatically improve the expression of the grammar of
>a language into a form suitable for a compiler compiler like
>I can't find the ref on the WWW or a copy in my office.
>Probably between 1978 and 1988?
>Is it a fantasy or are there such tools?
It was in 1968. It was not for yacc style parsers but top-down LL(1)
parsing. In the dragon book (Duh).
rbotting at CSUSB edu
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