[Mono-devel-list] Pascal compiler

Ian MacLean ianm at ActiveState.com
Wed Mar 16 21:24:50 EST 2005

Philipp Haller wrote:

>I am (brand-)new to this list, so I am not replying to Willi's last e-mail...

>As I have some experience in writing parser generators with ANTLR I
>can only recommend it, there is almost no loss in flexibility compared
>to a hand-written recursive descent parser. I even used ANTLR to
>manually call (!) selected productions in the generated parser! ANTLR
>also supports building abstract syntax trees (similar to JJTree of
>JavaCC) but I haven't tried that, yet.
you might want to take a look at the boo[1] project to see an example of 
a .Net targetting language that uses ANTLR. There is also some cool 
stuff there with compiler pipelines that could be of interest to those 
prospective Pascal.Net implementors.


[1] http://boo.codehaus.org

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