Re: ANTLR, was C++ Grammar

"Mike Dimmick" <>
24 Aug 2001 00:51:15 -0400

          From comp.compilers

Related articles
C++ Grammar (Aaron Gray) (2001-08-06)
Re: C++ Grammar (Gabriel Dos Reis) (2001-08-08)
Re: C++ Grammar (Mike Dimmick) (2001-08-08)
Re: C++ Grammar (Aaron Gray) (2001-08-15)
Re: C++ Grammar (2001-08-17)
Re: C++ Grammar (2001-08-18)
Re: C++ Grammar (Aaron Gray) (2001-08-20)
Re: ANTLR, was C++ Grammar (Mike Dimmick) (2001-08-24)
| List of all articles for this month |

From: "Mike Dimmick" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 24 Aug 2001 00:51:15 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 01-08-037 01-08-046 01-08-055 01-08-058 01-08-089 01-08-115 01-08-124
Keywords: parse, tools
Posted-Date: 24 Aug 2001 00:51:15 EDT

"Aaron Gray" <> wrote in message
> ANTLR is a very misleading name, it implies that it is part of the YACC
> family, which is LR in nature, the name even contains an LR.

It's an abbreviation: ANother Tool for Language Recognition. At least
it doesn't claim to be able to produce a complete compiler, like xACC.

> And it is written in Java; yuck, horrible language,

I'd be inclined to agree, actually; why not try the 1.x versions, part
of the Purdue Compiler Construction Tool Set, or PCCTS, available at More information available on the newsgroup.


Mike Dimmick

Post a followup to this message

Return to the comp.compilers page.
Search the comp.compilers archives again.