[antlr-interest] v3.0 debug interface

Terence Parr parrt at cs.usfca.edu
Thu Mar 24 18:21:25 PST 2005

On Mar 24, 2005, at 5:45 PM, Andy Tripp wrote:
> That sounds like a good idea. Now, if we just had some magic way to 
> add listeners, and not
> care whether the listeners are on the same machine or not. And not 
> care what language the listeners
> are in. And actually listen for objects/data rather than 
> marshalling/demarshalling streams of bytes
> across a socket.
> Gosh, maybe we could make such a mechanism a standard, and have lots 
> of implemenations, many
> of them free, and even a free one included in with the base Java JDK.
> Man, that would be great. We are in the 90's after all, no need to 
> keep kludging our interfaces.
> http://www.omg.org/gettingstarted/history_of_corba.htm

Not to propagate a corba discussion, i'll only add that i'd hate to 
require a CORBA server installed and running just so I could debug my 
grammar ;)  Oh and I won't be sending binary data across the 
socket...all text.  shouldn't be issues of byte order etc...

Ter :)
CS Professor & Grad Director, University of San Francisco
Creator, ANTLR Parser Generator, http://www.antlr.org
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