Developing/inventing a grammar...

Oliver Bandel <oliver@first.in-berlin.de>
11 Jul 2005 10:49:12 -0400

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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@first.in-berlin.de>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 11 Jul 2005 10:49:12 -0400
Organization: Individual Network Berlin e.V.
Keywords: parse, question

Hello,


Any hints for effectively developing a grammar for a tool where I have
an idea about how the language could/should look like?


I use lex & yacc, have an idea about what the tool/language should do.


But how to clearly develop a grammar for this?


It's a different task to develop a grammar from scratch then using an
already existing grammar and implementing it with lex & yacc.


Any hints on how to go that way? Any tools? Tips & Tricks?


Where to start? Starting with the keywords and the precedences?


TIA,
      Oliver



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