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Date: 2005-04-03 (16:18)
From: Alex Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Parser combinators [was: some comments on ocaml{lex,yacc} from a novice's POV]
Jacques Garrigue wrote:

> Interestingly, your example corresponds exactly to the one in the
> ocaml tutorial, where it is solved using stream parsers.
> Stream parsers are a bit more involved than just writing yacc rules,
> but they give you more control on how to combine rules (you can write
> parser combinators.) And they are completely integrated in the
> language using camlp4.

Er.. Excuse me for sticking my nose into this, but I think I read 
something interesting. Parser combinators? What do you mean? I'm quite 
sure I have not seen any operators acting on stream parsers, at least if 
by stream parsers you mean the LL1 based on pa_op.cmo camlp4 module.


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