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Re: Re: Typo in Exegesis 5?

by erikharrison (Deacon)
on Aug 24, 2002 at 22:20 UTC ( #192598=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Typo in Exegesis 5?
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$text =~ /<Diff.file>/; # Invoke through grammar
In Apocalypse 5, Larry uses ::, not . to separate grammar and rule names.

This is a method call.

Update: As Juerd rightly points out, there is a distinction between a grammer and a class, and their rules and methods. However, the same syntax is used to call a rule from a grammer, as a grammer can inherit from other grammer(s), delegate to other grammers, and possibly even autogenerate rules. In these cases, the rule needs to be treated as a method call.

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Re: Re: Re: Typo in Exegesis 5?
by Juerd (Abbot) on Aug 24, 2002 at 23:59 UTC

    This is a method call.

    file is a rule, not a method. (Diff is a grammar, not a class. -- There is a parallel, but Damian and Larry interpret it differently)

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