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Re: [GSoC] Proposal for "Parse using an AST"

From: Kip Warner
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Proposal for "Parse using an AST"
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 16:32:50 -0800

On Mon, 2018-03-05 at 20:20 +0100, Matthias Paulmier wrote:
> Thanks I'll have a look. I've used the C version of flex and bison
> already as said in my original post.
> However I think we'll stick to Perl for this project. As John Calcote
> said
> (<>),
> Perl has its advantages for such a project and I don't know if a
> lower level programming language would benefit Automake that much.
> Maybe I'm wrong.

Well John's one to know because he literally wrote my favourite book on
the Autotools!

A lot of what Automake does is string manipulation which probably lends
itself well to an interpreted language like Perl.

Kip Warner | Senior Software Engineer
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