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Re: [PATCH] Re: Make peg.el a built-in library?

From: tomas
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Re: Make peg.el a built-in library?
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 06:07:04 +0100

On Tue, Nov 15, 2022 at 08:27:56PM -0800, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:


> Okay, here's a first stab. I read the paper, and understood about half
> of it, which seemed like enough. It was interesting to see that the
> paper explicitly calls out the exact greedy-matching behavior I'd
> encountered.

Half of it sounds like double as much as I understood ;-)

Seriously: thanks for your work. And thanks to the original authors!

> I'm sure I've got some of the conventions wrong, here, and it's
> unfortunate that there's already a manual node called "Expression
> Parsing", but I don't know what to call this except "Expression Parsing
> Grammars"...

Hm. Perhaps "Parsing Expression Grammars" might be less confusing,
since it is the moniker which has established itself. Admittedly,
it grammars a bit awkwardly, but people having seen it once will
rather recognize that one.


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