[Mono-list] Re: MonoBASIC

A Rafael D Teixeira rafaelteixeirabr@hotmail.com
Thu, 02 Aug 2001 10:54:02 -0300

Ravi Pratap M wrote:

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, A Rafael D Teixeira wrote:

>I dont have Beta2 and so, can't see this for myself. Could you
>please mail me some sample VB.NET project so that I can see (for the
>first time!) what the file syntax and everything is ?

Sure, my second machine is out o f the network just now, but IŽll send you 
something ASAP.

>>..., therefore I propose to use Jay as Miguel did >>
>I agree that we should use Jay because we want C# code to be
>generated by the parser-generator and also, because the rest of
>MonoBasic shall be written in C# too :-)

Looks like Miguel is going to a port of Bison, soon, as the grammar files 
look quite similar, IŽll concentrate on those for the moment. Hopefully 
weŽll have a decision cast soon.

>I would say, start with the GB grammar and adapt it using Miguel's
>C# compiler code. I say this because there are many complications
>which one runs into when writing a grammar for VB and having tracked
>down and eliminated loads of s/r conflicts, IMHO this would be the
>better way to go about it.

OK, IŽll do it.

Rafael Teixeira
Brazilian Developer

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