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

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Re: Make peg.el a built-in library?
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 21:39:25 -0800
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<tomas@tuxteam.de> writes:

> 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 ;-)

The second half is all mathematical notation. I only understand
mathematics when it's written in plain English :)

> 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.

I foolishly reversed both of those: the new node *is* called "Parsing
Expression Grammars", and the existing node is called "Parsing
Expressions". Same issue, just reversed...

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