Re: "Circumfix" operators (Torben =?iso-8859-1?Q?=C6gidius?= Mogensen)
Mon, 10 Sep 2007 09:50:35 +0200

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From: (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
Posted-Date: 10 Sep 2007 09:28:10 EDT

Joachim Durchholz <> 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:


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