[antlr-interest] Clarification on documentation

Alexey Demakov demakov at ispras.ru
Tue Aug 23 04:18:19 PDT 2005

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From: "Ciaran Treanor" <ciaran.treanor at gmail.com>
To: <antlr-interest at antlr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 2:42 PM
Subject: [antlr-interest] Clarification on documentation

> Hi, the documentation for ANTLR 2.7.5 (Lexical Analysis with ANTLR)
> [http://www.antlr.org/doc/lexer.html#Distinguishing_between_lexer_rules]
> contains the following statement:
> <quote>
> Instead, sufficient power is given to handle the two most common cases
> of ambiguity, namely "keywords vs. identifiers", and "common
> prefixes"; and for especially nasty cases you can use syntactic or
> semantic predicates.
> </quote>
> Are you implying that "keywords vs. identifiers" and "common prefixes"
> can be handled without havinging to use syntactic or semantic
> predicates?

Of course:



Alexey Demakov
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