Re: Mail grammar parse ?

Detlef Meyer-Eltz <>
Sat, 22 Sep 2007 14:45:57 +0200

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From: Detlef Meyer-Eltz <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 14:45:57 +0200
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 07-09-079
Keywords: parse
Posted-Date: 23 Sep 2007 18:58:03 EDT

> I am interested in getting a of a grammar for parsing email
> (headers, MIME attachments, etc)?

A parser of e-mail addresses according to the RFC 822 standard is one
of the examples of TextTransformer:

> I have read the RFC 822 but I'm a bit confused.

TextTransformer is a visual parser generator, by which you can execute
parsers step by step. So you can see which part of the input is
matched by which rules and tokens.
The parser for e-mail addresses is described in the documentation,
which is online too:

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