|Look for a LALR grammar for visual basic firstname.lastname@example.org (Thierry Supplisson) (1997-08-16)|
|Re: Look for a LALR grammar for visual basic email@example.com (Scott Stanchfield) (1997-08-19)|
|Re: Look for a LALR grammar for visual basic firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-08-20)|
|Re: Look for a LALR grammar for visual basic email@example.com (1997-08-24)|
|Re: Look for a LALR grammar for visual basic firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Stanchfield) (1997-09-07)|
|Re: Look for a LALR grammar for visual basic email@example.com (1997-09-12)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Gene Wirchenko)|
|Date:||20 Aug 1997 23:56:32 -0400|
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Scott Stanchfield <email@example.com> wrote:
>Unfornately, my NDA with them prevents me from saying much more about
>it... I think I can say that it was a fairly nasty beast in some areas:
> IF x = 1 THEN
> 100: END IF
>which would complicate a grammar significantly (yes, VB allows a label
>on things like "END IF" -- yuck!
If you're going to allow goto, it makes sense to me to allow a
branch to the end of a block (from within the block only I hope).
Consider the equivalent in C:
You could say that there is a null statement before the } and
that may be so. (I'm not up on the Standard sufficiently to be sure.)
In that case, it's so in the BASIC example, too.
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