[antlr-interest] Re: syn pred implementation
Matthew.Ford at forward.com.au
Thu Mar 11 11:52:39 PST 2004
Actually we are talking machine generated code here so error code returns
if we can trust the machine to generate the code to check them
----- Original Message -----
From: "lgcraymer" <lgc at mail1.jpl.nasa.gov>
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Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 8:30 AM
Subject: [antlr-interest] Re: syn pred implementation
> I certainly agree on exceptions for errors--that's an ergonomic issue
since error codes are rarely checked--whether they are set in
> errno (C) or are returned from functions--if an operation normally
> --- In antlr-interest at yahoogroups.com, Terence Parr <parrt at c...> wrote:
> > Heh great ideas everybody!
> > I will definitely explore this option. I like having a single style of
> > code gen that will work on all algol derivatives so exception-based
> > implementations ain't so good. I just have to look at it some more.
> > From a grammar user perspective, however, I think exceptions for errors
> > is a major leap over other stuff. Perhaps we can just make it look
> > like you have exceptions but under the hood it's a bunch of IFs and
> > such.
> > I wonder what LISP and ML will do. Hmm...
> > Oh, the old C-code generator for PCCTS used longjmp for predicates ;)
> > Ter
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