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From: Ashish Agarwal <agarwal1975@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Define parser and printer consistently
Maybe you will find Pickler Combinators useful:
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/akenn/fun/picklercombinators.pdf


On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 11:47 PM, Dawid Toton <d0@wp.pl> wrote:

> I'm going to define a parser and a printer for a simple grammar.
> Is there a way to define both of them in a single construct using some
> existing OCaml tool?
>
> For example, I have a keyword "function". The usual parser would contain a
> mapping like:
> "function" -> `Function
> and the straightforward printer would do:
> `Function -> "function"
>
> What is the best way to combine these definitions, so that duplication
> would be minimized?
> To be precise, avoiding duplication is not exactly what I need. I'm looking
> for something that would prevent making inconsistent changes to the parser
> and the printer.
>
> Dawid
>
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