[antlr-interest] suggested ANTLR projects?

Terence Parr parrt at cs.usfca.edu
Tue Aug 5 14:58:58 PDT 2003

On Tuesday, August 5, 2003, at 02:57 PM, Boulanger Jean-Louis wrote:
> Selon Terence Parr <parrt at cs.usfca.edu>:
>> On Tuesday, August 5, 2003, at 01:18 PM, Matthew Ford wrote:
>>> NetBeans already supports using ANTLR for grammar highlighting so I
>>> would
>>> suggest starting there for IDE's (ie. use ANTLR to parse ANTLR).
>>> However, having looked at it myself you may need half your time just
>>> sorting
>>> out how the current implementation works.
>> I was thinking the same thing about the eclipse plugin.  What I'd
>> really like is a prototyping tool that made it super easy to create a
>> parser or translator rapidly.  Later people could import the grammar
>> into eclipse or whatever.
>  I think, its a good idea, but you can take into account the 
> possibility to
> construct a new grammar by inehritance and add some facilities for 
> distinguishes
>  new ambiguities introduces by new rules or by overloading rules.
>  One another thing is to facilitate the manual tree construction based 
> on
> predifined grammar token (importVocab).

Thanks...yes support for tree building and inheritance would be useful.

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