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Date: 2002-08-05 (16:24)
From: Mike Lin <mikelin@M...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml-3.05: a performance experience

> I'm intrigued by the relationship between these two parsers. In
> note that my Felix compiler takes 'pull' code, and automatically
> translates it
> to the much more efficient 'push' model: ie. it switches the client/server
> relationship around, a process I call control inversion.

I'm just curious if you could elaborate on in what respect a push parser is
"much more efficient"? From my experience pull parsers tend to be easier to
use because they don't impose an event-driven model on the driver program,
and also it is trivial to build a push parser on top of a pull parser.


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