Re: "Circumfix" operators

torbenm@app-6.diku.dk (Torben =?iso-8859-1?Q?=C6gidius?= Mogensen)
Mon, 10 Sep 2007 09:50:35 +0200

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From: torbenm@app-6.diku.dk (Torben =?iso-8859-1?Q?=C6gidius?= Mogensen)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 09:50:35 +0200
Organization: Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen
References: 07-09-020
Keywords: parse

Joachim Durchholz <jo@durchholz.org> writes:


> I need to read up on ways to extend operator-precedence parsing to
> "circumfix" operators such as (...), [...], if...then...else... etc.


I have heard "outfix" being used about these.


> My knowledge of operator-precedence parsing is mostly at the Dragon
> Book level. Any solid overview that covers the design options and
> lists their trade-offs would be helpful.


A few pointers that might be good places to start:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operator-precedence_parser
http://www.epaperpress.com/oper/index.html


                Torben


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