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digitalmars.D - EBNF for D?

reply Paul D Anderson <paul.d.anderson.removethis comcast.andthis.net> writes:
Two related questions:

1. Do the EBNF statements scattered throughout the D specification form a
complete description of the D grammar?

2. Is there a "non-scattered" version of the grammar available?

Paul
Mar 27 2008
parent reply BCS <BCS pathlink.com> writes:
Paul D Anderson wrote:
 Two related questions:
 
 1. Do the EBNF statements scattered throughout the D specification form a
complete description of the D grammar?
 

no
 2. Is there a "non-scattered" version of the grammar available?
 

kind. As for part 1, the grammar is incomplete and wrong, but only in a few tiny places. I'm working on fixing them and am going to submit a patch to Walter in a few days. This is a result of something connected with part 2; I have a sed script that extracts the grammar from the HTML and converts it to EBNF (or a dialect there of) I'll release it if anyone is interested.
 Paul
 

Mar 27 2008
parent reply Georg Wrede <georg nospam.org> writes:
BCS wrote:
 Paul D Anderson wrote:
 
 2. Is there a "non-scattered" version of the grammar available?

I have a sed script that extracts the grammar from the HTML and converts it to EBNF (or a dialect there of) I'll release it if anyone is interested.

Of course! Mention it in Announcements when you've put it somewhere!
Mar 27 2008
parent reply BCS <BCS pathlink.com> writes:
Georg Wrede wrote:
 BCS wrote:
 
 Paul D Anderson wrote:

 2. Is there a "non-scattered" version of the grammar available?

I have a sed script that extracts the grammar from the HTML and converts it to EBNF (or a dialect there of) I'll release it if anyone is interested.

Of course! Mention it in Announcements when you've put it somewhere!

ok. ETA: __ days
Mar 27 2008
parent reply Sean Kelly <sean invisibleduck.org> writes:
== Quote from BCS (BCS pathlink.com)'s article
 Georg Wrede wrote:
 BCS wrote:

 Paul D Anderson wrote:

 2. Is there a "non-scattered" version of the grammar available?

I have a sed script that extracts the grammar from the HTML and converts it to EBNF (or a dialect there of) I'll release it if anyone is interested.

Of course! Mention it in Announcements when you've put it somewhere!


Out of curiosity, is the grammar in the docs complete and correct? I remember that it didn't used to be, but there's been a bunch of work on it since then. Sean
Mar 27 2008
parent BCS <ao pathlink.com> writes:
Reply to Sean,

 == Quote from BCS (BCS pathlink.com)'s article
 
 Georg Wrede wrote:
 
 BCS wrote:
 
 Paul D Anderson wrote:
 
 2. Is there a "non-scattered" version of the grammar available?
 

converts it to EBNF (or a dialect there of) I'll release it if anyone is interested.

Mention it in Announcements when you've put it somewhere!


remember that it didn't used to be, but there's been a bunch of work on it since then. Sean

compleat, I haven't a clue. Correct, I have a list of about 6-10 (small) errors that I need to fix, so No. As to if that will match what DMD does, again, I don't know. (but I have a feeling, I'm going to find out dang quick as soon as I find time to start looking.)
Mar 27 2008