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From: Joel de Guzman (djowel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-14 21:06:56

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hartmut Kaiser" <hartmutkaiser_at_[hidden]>

> Joel de Guzman wrote:
> > I would think that the Pascal example might be a good one
> > to benchmark -
> > > it's a non-trivial grammar, and I would expect that YACC
> > and ANTLR grammars
> > > for Pascal are readily available "out there".
> >
> > Indeed. I'll start a conscientious initiative towards this goal.
> > In addition, it would also be nice to also benchmark micro-parsers.
> > I'd apprecieate some help ;-) It would be interesting to get
> > the results from different compilers. I certainly would want to
> > see the results of subrules with the Kuck & Associates compiler.
> What about using the C parser for this? The Spirit version was directly
> derived from a YACC/LEX based grammar, which is still available from the
> sites mentioned in the starting comment of the sample. SO we could
> compare nearly equivalent grammars implemented with two different
> technologies. Moreover I think, that it should be possible to change
> this grammar to use subrules (if the compilers do not reach some magical
> limits).

I think the C grammar is also a good candidate for benchmarking.
At the other end of the spectrum, I'd also like to see micro
parsers benchmarked.


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