From: joel de guzman (isis-tech_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-28 22:57:11
----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 7:36 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: [ANN] Spirit C++ parser framework.
> On Monday 28 May 2001 06:55 pm, you wrote:
> > Cheers,
> > Joel de Guzman
> > PS> Is this all worth it? I mean, in the quest to make  work
> > (to distinguish iterator from grouping), we do all this tricks?
> I don't see the point of using  at all for repetition :)
> > KISS:
> > a.Repeat(8);
> > a.Repeat(0, 20);
> > a.Repeat(0, more);
> This solution is very clear...
> > a(8);
> > a(0, 20);
> > a(0, more);
> And this solution is also clear (e.g., it's close to extended regular
> expression syntax), but ()'s are used for both iteration and grouping.
> strikes me as being fine (whitespace should be used to make it obvious).
> At this point, there are bigger fish to fry...
Agreed. (with a big period)
Joel de Guzman
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