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To: Paul Downey <paul.downey@----------.--->
Date: 12/1/2004 10:56:00 PM
Paul, Interesting. at least in perl it's a respectable language. Don't seem to mind the idea of parsing stuff in perl. but this: http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue87/ramankutty.html that looks like a lake of fire... I guess if I am a bad programmer that is where I'll be going in the next life....... David Quoting Paul Downey <paul.downey@w...>: > david.lyon@c... wrote: > > > only funny because I remember YACC from way back. No > > doubt it still exists. I remember that was one > > heck of a frustrating program. > > oh it still exists, though i've moved onto using Parse::RecDescent > as a better mouse trap for writing ad-hoc parsers: > http://search.cpan.org/~dconway/Parse-RecDescent-1.94/lib/Parse/RecDescent.pod > > > and yet... some of these new tools have exactly the > > same frustration level in xml even now. I don't know > > why I think that, but it seems that way to me. Especially > > in Linux. > > i guess it might be interesting to compare the shift-reduce > limitations of YACC with, say the UPA rule in W3C schema: > http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue87/ramankutty.html > > > -- > Paul Downey > http://blog.whatfettle.com > > ---------------------------------------------------------------- This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.