Precedence-modification parsing

John Lilley <>
30 Jun 1997 00:11:33 -0400

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From: John Lilley <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 30 Jun 1997 00:11:33 -0400
Organization: Nerds for Hire, Inc.
Keywords: parse, question


I've been trying to find some information about "precedence
modification" parsing, as it applies to recursive-descent or LL
parsers. My understanding is that this speeds up the parse by
eliminating the very-deep rule nesting required to build operator
precedence into the rules. Any pointers to URLs, books, etc would be

john lilley

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