[antlr-interest] parsing performance

Terence Parr parrt at jguru.com
Thu Sep 5 21:46:05 PDT 2002

On Thursday, September 5, 2002, at 04:17  PM, Mark Johnson wrote:

> I have developed my first rule grammar for an e-contracting product, 
> and now
> am looking at how to survive processing 300,000 rules.  Can anyone 
> provide
> some hints in arranging the grammar which will improve performance 
> using
> Java?

Natively compile like Gary was just talking about? ;)

I'd look at the output code to see if you can see anything.

Also note that 1.4 java is supposed to be much faster at IO than 1.3 
and before.  Let's hope ;)

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