|GCC for BCPL firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom Crick) (2004-11-20)|
|RE: GCC for BCPL email@example.com (Tom Linden) (2004-11-26)|
|RE: GCC for BCPL firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom Crick) (2004-11-28)|
|From:||"Tom Linden" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||26 Nov 2004 22:39:04 -0500|
|Posted-Date:||26 Nov 2004 22:39:04 EST|
It might be interesting to explain why you abandoned recursive
descent, and what the reasons for doing so.
>Recently work has been spent on validating the BCPL grammar, but this
>has forced a re-evaluation of using Bison to create the parser. The
>original BCPL parsers were recursive-descent and certain language
>features (particularly the optional semicolon problem) seem to point
>towards their use now.
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