Ben Tilly <ben_tilly / hotmail.com> wrote:

> schuerig / acm.org (Michael Schuerig) wrote:
[ad hoc parsing]

> I don't know what tools exist for this, but I am in
> the process of rolling some basic infrastructure for
> exactly this type of problem.  Dunno when I will have
> anything suitable for public consumption, but take a
> look at
> 
> http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/10374
> 
> for my initial thoughts.  If this matures it would be
> something conceptually similar to (but less fully
> featured than) Perl's Parse::RecDescent.

Very interesting! I've never looked into Parse::RecDescent, but after a
quick glimpse over an article by Randal Schwartz, it's pretty
impressive.

Michael

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