On Sep 23, 2008, at 1:30 PM, Ryan Davis wrote:

>
> On Sep 23, 2008, at 07:08 , James Gray wrote:
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>> On Sep 23, 2008, at 8:58 AM, Eric Mahurin wrote:
>>
>>> I already found it on the antlr site, but not with a ruby target.   
>>> I didn't want to go relearn antlr (v3 now) and how to get it to  
>>> generate ruby.
>>
>> Hopefully it's fixed now, but last time I tried using ANTLR for  
>> Ruby output it was very broken.  That was a while ago though  
>> (shortly after version three released, I think).
>
> I doubt it is fixed... I tried to submit patches to get the ruby  
> code to work and Terr was a PITA to no end so I walked away. He  
> later came to me asking if I wanted to maintain the ruby side,  
> but... too little, too late.
>
> I just checked perforce and the last change to ruby runtime was:
>
> Change 3846 on 2007/06/26 by martin / martin.MartinXP.antlr3 '- fixed  
> various bugs related...'
>
> My last emails from Terr were 2007-08, so ... no, probably not fixed  
> in the slightest.

Yeah, I too felt like Ruby was a second class citizen.  I was trying  
to make the switch to ANTLR as my parsing tool, but their week support  
ran me off.

James Edward Gray II