Re: LR (k) vs. LALR (Kamal R. Prasad)
3 Sep 2004 12:35:29 -0400

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From: (Kamal R. Prasad)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 3 Sep 2004 12:35:29 -0400
References: 04-08-037 04-08-055 04-08-073 04-08-098 04-08-111 04-08-145
Keywords: LALR, comment
Posted-Date: 03 Sep 2004 12:35:29 EDT

Jeremy Wright <> wrote
> Or try Elkhound -
The author states that he wrote the GLR parser generator solely to
handle C++ language spec [and someone lapped it up to handle Java].

What exactly is it about OO languages that an LALR(1) parser cannot


Kamal R. Prasad
UNIX system level consultant
[Nothing inherent, but C++ syntax is ambiguous. I gather that was a mistake. -John]

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