From: John Max Skaller (skaller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-27 11:07:15
Greg Colvin wrote:
> Which is another reason I've been wanting to see regex
> integrated into Spirit.
A 'meta-grammar' is a like a grammar, except that the
RHS production can be a regular form, rather than just
a sequence of terminal or non-terminal symbols.
There exist translators for meta-grammars.
One example is the tool used to build the Python parser.
The main problem I see (due to ignorance) is how
to specify the semantic rules. For a grammar, there
refers to the attributes of the n'th symbol. What do you do with
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