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From: Scott Woods (scottw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-18 17:52:42

Hi Felipe,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Felipe Magno de Almeida" <felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>

> In your opinion, my use of spirit grammars isnt the best way to
> implement a text-based protocol?

No; it's great use of language technology.

> Or was only a problem with the
> different meanings of grammars that we were using?


If you really think
> it isnt the right way, I would like to hear from you why and what
> would be better in this case. I'm only using it, because it felt right
> to do it, and it really helped me writing RFC-compliant code.

I'm sure your approach will have improved robustness and ease
of maintenance.

>From the number of follow-up posts relating to the intergration
of parsing (Xpressive) and I/O (asio) issues, I'm reassured that
there is something worth picking away at.

The application of language technology to network messaging
(e.g. the TCP application suite) is lovely but to actually bring it
all together takes quite a bit of glue. I'm hoping that we can
eventually all be using the same glue and that that glue will be better
than my glue :-)


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