[Mono-list] Using the mono jay parser

Rodrigo B. de Oliveira rbo@acm.org
Sun, 10 Oct 2004 10:02:44 -0300


I assume you have already considered antlr [1] ?

I've been using it for years and it works amazingly well.


[1] http://www.antlr.org/

Em Sáb, 2004-10-09 às 15:27, Francis Brosnan Blázquez escreveu:
> Hi,
> We are developing an application using mono which have to parse
> molecular definitions written in Smiles format. We have already use
> bison and flex tools to produce scanners and parsers before, so we want
> to keep doing the same ;).
> We have started to figure out how mono uses the jay modified version to
> produce its c# parser but we are having some problems. One problem is
> that we don't find how mono produces its scanner. What lexer is mono
> using?. The other problem is that we haven't found much documentation on
> how to use jay (not how to use lex and yacc languages) to produce a
> parser. 
> It would be great to have some guidelines to start. Anything will be
> appreciated: files to look, ideas, concepts on how to use your modified
> jay...
> Cheers,