[antlr-interest] Article against TreeWalkers

Bryan Ewbank ewbank at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 19:48:28 PST 2006

I looked around the boo source package, but was overwhelmed.  Can you
point out the python script?  This looks like a very handy technique.

- Bryan

On 3/10/06, Klaas Hofstra <antlr at klaashofstra.com> wrote:
> I have implemented a language translation system both with and without
> treeparsers. My problem with treeparsers is the mixing of grammar and logic,
> which might my considered a plus by others.
> For my implementation without treeparsers I was greatly influenced by the
> implementation of the Boo language, which uses ANTLR for parsing. Everyone
> who is looking for an alternative for treewalkers should have  a look at the
> Boo code. Just like Boo I use a small script (<100 lines of python code) to
> generate the heterogeneous classes and visitors/transformers. This approach
> has worked well for me and might work for others too.
> Cheers,
> Klaas Hofstra

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