[antlr-interest] BNF to ANTLR

Jim Idle jimi at temporal-wave.com
Wed Nov 4 08:05:12 PST 2009

Much better to do it by hand. ANTLRs EBNF notation is close, but remember that ANTLR is LL() and not LALR, which most bnf definitions from normative specs are aimed at. Use ANTLRWorks and build slowly and you should pick it up quite quickly if you understand BNF well.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: antlr-interest-bounces at antlr.org [mailto:antlr-interest-
> bounces at antlr.org] On Behalf Of Stefan Frey
> Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 2009 6:33 AM
> To: antlr-interest at antlr.org
> Subject: [antlr-interest] BNF to ANTLR
> Hi im quite new to ANTLR and compiler generation.
> I have a grammer written in BNF and need to convert it
> to the Format ANTLR supports. So ist there a better/quicker
> solution than by doing it by hand?
> Cheers Stefan
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