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Re: [bison-1_29-branch] Change location symbol.

From: akim
Subject: Re: [bison-1_29-branch] Change location symbol.
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 14:30:51 +0200
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On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 01:36:22PM +0200, Robert Anisko wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > here a patch to change the location symbol `@', Akim tell me if
> > > it's interesting, please. I cann't remember his name, but a guy, who
> would
> > > to use Bison with Perl, ask us to do it. FYI it works fine.
> >
> > Ok, but there is a similar problem with action character ($).
> > It would be good to do this patch too.
> You want to target more languages. Why not, but using different '@'
> or '$' characters is only the first step. You also might need to change the
> way
> those constructs are expanded during the parser production, don't you?
> And, most of all, are you sure we need this to finish 1.29? I don't know,
> but,
> this patch should maybe go to the experimental branch.

IMNSHO it should go nowhere.  Keep calm, you're getting too excited and
introducing things without even knowing if it can be useful.  I am
strongly against this patch.

It's OK to _think_ about it.  But Bison does not need it.

Yes, we talked about something like this, but it was science fiction, not
computer science. 

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