|EBNF open letter 72634.2402@CompuServe.com (1994-09-11)|
|Re: EBNF open letter firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-09-14)|
|Re: EBNF open letter email@example.com.OZ.AU (1994-09-17)|
|Re: EBNF open letter firstname.lastname@example.org (Don Baarda) (1994-09-18)|
|From:||Don Baarda <email@example.com>|
|Organization:||OzEmail Pty Ltd|
|Date:||Sun, 18 Sep 1994 03:55:55 GMT|
Hey, by your own syntax, shouldn't that be
> (* floating-point literals *)
> float number token = integer constant, fraction, [exponent];
you forgot the ^
Trivial, I know, but without it you would have got;
Syntax error: expected ; , |
Also, the standard presented only allows for string terminals. This is
usualy fine, but what if you want to use EBNF syntax to represent a binary
languages? I often use psedo-EBNF to represent binary file formats.
However, I must admit that this is the first I've heard of an EBNF
standard, and I must say, about time and not a bad job too (I haven't seen
it all, but it looks like it hasn't been stuffed up).
If anyone wants ideas for a standard with binary terminals, I have a few
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