Re: Language used to write compilers

vbdis@aol.com (VBDis)
9 Jan 2005 20:50:51 -0500

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From: vbdis@aol.com (VBDis)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 9 Jan 2005 20:50:51 -0500
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References: 04-12-158
Keywords: practice

Im Artikel 04-12-158, nmm1@cus.cam.ac.uk (Nick Maclaren)
schreibt:


>Slightly off-topic, but indicative, is the fact that almost no
>compilers identify the line for both ends of a bracketting mismatch.


Where would that make sense? An opening bracket too much is mismatched
at EOF, and a closing bracket too much is mismatched at BOF?


DoDi
[There's more than one kind of bracket. If the parser sees a close
paren when it's expecting a close brace, that's an error. Perl tells
you where the open whatever was, and it's handy. -John]



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