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Date: 2008-01-28 (11:03)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] camlp4 and quotations for c#: Two parsers needed?
On Monday 28 January 2008 10:59:15 Joel Reymont wrote:
> I would like to introduce statements in C# into my OCaml code and have
> camlp4 convert them to my C# AST at compile time. I would also like to
> reuse the same parser used by camlp4 to parser regular C# files.
> Is it possible to share a parser this way or do I need a special
> parser for quotations and another parser to read C# files?

Camlp4's lexer is undocumented so its utility here is limited. I suspect it 
would be easier overall to simply forget all of that and manipulate ML-style 
raw ASTs.

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.