RE: Supporting mulitple input syntaxes

Christopher F Clark <>
Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:44:31 +0300

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From: Christopher F Clark <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:44:31 +0300
Organization: Compilers Central
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Posted-Date: 15 Aug 2020 10:46:26 EDT

We did something similar with Yacc++. We used inheritance of grammars
(a feature of our product) to do so. In fact, the point of the
exercise was to demonstrate that feature. I would presume something
similar would work in a hand-written recursive descent parser.

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