[Mono-list] parse generator

Kunle Odutola kunle.odutola@virgin.net
Sun, 9 Feb 2003 13:43:46 -0000

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> Derek Gottfrid wrote:
> > i am looking for a parse generator for c#. i looked at jay but it is =
> > much to my liking - anybody used antlr w/ c# option? other options?
> According to www.antlr.org, that unspeakable program also supports C#.

ANTLR   (pronounciation: =C4=83n=C5=A5l=E2=88=82r -- like "antler")

n. ANother Tool for Language Recognition


> Coco/R is another tiny LL(k) parser generator which also supports C# =
> (I think) the C# version is written in C# (at least the Java version =
> written in Java).

If memory serves, Coco/R is LL(1) not LL(k). It does support a form of =
attributed grammar and limited LL(1) conflict resolution though.

> However, as I prefer LR(k) parser over LL(k) ones, jay seems to a be a =

> very practical solution.

Out of interest, why do you prefer LR(k) parsers over LL(k) parsers?