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Re: [ELPA] New package: bnf-mode

From: John Yates
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: bnf-mode
Date: Sun, 5 May 2019 18:31:34 -0400

Emacs comes with ebnf2ps.el.  (I remember using it about 10 years ago.)
How does the syntax supported by this proposed mode relate?


On Sun, May 5, 2019 at 12:13 PM Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> And I have to say than Bison is not BNF.

I understand that, but BNF is a general term referring to an
*abstract* (meta)syntax and every textbook presents it with slightly
different syntactic conventions.

I use BNF regularly, but never using the specific syntax your
mode supports.  Hence my question:

>> In what kind of circumstances would this be used?

E.g. what have you used it for?


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