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From: christopher diggins (cdiggins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-27 10:17:13

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Handley" <dave_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, December 27, 2004 9:18 AM
Subject: [boost] Interest in a fast lexical analyser compatible with Spirit

> Finally, as a taster of the work we are doing, I have performed some
> rather unscientific and arbitrary performance tests on a 20Mb VRML 1.0
> file. The performance of flex, Spirit, and our new library are as follows:
> flex: < 1 second
> new library: about 1 second
> Spirit: 40-50 seconds.

Would you please post the grammar productions you used for Spirit? Would you
consider testing the yard parser as well, ? Are
there other advantages of your tool over Flex, other than providing a nice
interface to Spirit?

Christopher Diggins

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