Re: "Circumfix" operators

Joachim Durchholz <jo@durchholz.org>
Thu, 13 Sep 2007 07:45:19 +0200

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From: Joachim Durchholz <jo@durchholz.org>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 07:45:19 +0200
Organization: 1&1 Internet AG
References: 07-09-020 07-09-033
Keywords: parse, comment

Jeff Kenton schrieb:
> As for if-then-else, I wouldn't add them to expression parsing unless
> they are really valid in expressions, as they were in Algol or are now
> in Xpath.


That's indeed what I'm after.


  > Otherwise, I'd use a recursive descent parser for most of the
> language and switch to operator precedence parsing just for expressions.


The goal is to have an all-operators language. Well, just syntactically,
so it's really going to be an all-operator-precedence language :-)


Regards,
Jo
[You know, if we want BLISS, we know where to find it. -John]


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