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Subject: Re: [boost] Requesting a review of Metaparse
From: Akira Takahashi (faithandbrave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-29 21:06:33

Hi Abel,

I prefer Sprout.Weed as a compile-time syntax analysis library.

Sprout.Weed support Boost.Spirit.Qi like syntax.
Genya Murakami is an author, seems to be willing to propose to Boost.

If you think about this library?


2012/1/29 Abel Sinkovics <abel_at_[hidden]>:
> Hi,
> I've created a version of Metaparse that depends on the Boost libraries
> only. I request this version of Metaparse be placed in the queue for formal
> review.
> The zipped source code can be found here:
> The documentation can be found here:
> The library has been tested on the following compilers:
> - GCC 4.6 (with and without -std=c++0x)
> - GCC 3.4
> - Clang 2.9
> - Visual C++ 10
> A quick summary:
> Metaparse is a library for constructing parsers parsing at compile-time
> based on template metaprogramming. The parsers built with the library take
> boost::mpl::strings as input and can produce
> - types
> - objects (types with public static members)
> - callable C++ functions (types with public static method)
> - template metafunction classes
> as output (based on the input being parsed).
> On compilers supporting constexpr the library provides the following
> syntactic sugar for writing the input of the parsers:
> BOOST_STRING("this is a string")
> The library can be used for implementing DSLs in C++, including DSLs making
> C++ template metaprogramming easier (see examples).
> Regards,
>  Abel

Akira Takahashi

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