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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-15 11:53:42

Will you submit spirit to boost? I want to see it here; I strongly believe
everyone will benefit.


----- Original Message -----
From: "joel de guzman" <djowel_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 11:10 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Any interest for a parser class?

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David B. Held" :
> > Is there any reason why the Spirit parser (
> > be suitable for these applications and more? I'm sure it would be
> > trivial to write a command-line parser with semantic actions using
> > and it seems like a waste of valuable programmer resources to be
> > re-inventing the wheel. Perhaps it's too big?
> Spirit has grown. It has ASTs, closures, semantic expressions and all
> cool stuff that was discussed a few months ago in this mailing list.
> Is it too big? V1.4 will be factored into Spirit core + some layers
> on top. Spirit-core will be a lean-mean machine for small micro
> parsing stuff. Also, even with the full framework, you don't pay
> for features that you don't use.
> It is trivial to write simple command line parsers using the framework.
> Some Spirit users are already doing this.
> --Joel
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