[antlr-interest] Re: known number of repetitions..
John D. Mitchell
johnm-antlr at non.net
Fri Oct 25 10:25:49 PDT 2002
>>>>> "Sriram" == Sriram Durbha <cintyram at yahoo.com> writes:
> but first continuing with == 1 =========
I'm jumping into the middle of this thread so let me apologize in advance
if I've missed some critical context.
> your solution works.. but suppose there is a special case where the
> records starting from record number 1001 are to be put into anotehr set
> instead of issuing an error.. what can be done? in that case how do we
> return to the same rule, reset our counter? one solution i have is to
> have conditinally recursive rules..
Why are you trying to do so much in e.g., the lexer?
In general, it is *much* better to confine the earlier stages with
structural conformance and the later stages to semantic conformance.
> the new issue is as follows.. i am writing a translator from on
> elanguage to another..
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