Re: Supporting multiple input syntaxes

Elijah Stone <elronnd@elronnd.net>
Wed, 17 Feb 2021 01:44:14 -0800

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From: Elijah Stone <elronnd@elronnd.net>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 01:44:14 -0800
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Keywords: Pascal
Posted-Date: 21 Feb 2021 17:04:14 EST
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On Thu, 11 Feb 2021, antispam@math.uni.wroc.pl wrote:


> My impression is that variation in Pascal dialects is larger than in C
> dialects, so case for unified parser in C IMHO


Pascal is more fragmented, but it's also much easier to parse than C. I
think it's a wash.


(I also think the whole idea is horrifying and ought not to be pursued;
but.)


    -E


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