Re: yacc for Pascal, was Why LL(1) Parsers do not support left recursion?

Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
31 Jul 2006 02:39:18 -0400

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From: Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 31 Jul 2006 02:39:18 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-07-059 06-07-065 06-07-071 06-07-083 06-07-095 06-07-099 06-07-107 06-07-108
Keywords: parse, tools

Chris F Clark schrieb:


> I think something pretty close to your dream exists and is called
> GrammarForge (and was previously called meta-S) written by Quinn Tyler
> Jackson. His goal is to have an engine where one can do everything at
> the grammar level. Moreover, I think he borrowed the Visual-Parse++
> IDE as a basis and has a pretty good interpretive solution.


I've participated in the beta test of Meta-S, and this may have
influenced my opinion about useful parser generators. It's really a
great tool, with only few limitations :-)


> There are other tools which approach your ideal from different angles,
> such as CodeWorker, Harmony ISTB, and the DMS toolkit.


Thanks for the links. I understand that most of the mentioned tools have
their price, based on the efforts for development or support, which
unfortunately often is too high for nonprofessional use.


DoDi



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