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Re: Re: Parse::RecDescent

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Apr 24, 2001 at 02:07 UTC ( #74898=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Parse::RecDescent
in thread Parse::RecDescent

There are still places where you'd want to use Parse::RecDescent over YAPP, based on what I've looked into the latter, a couple which concern me for a project I'm working on; first, you cannot match code blocks if the outside language is not pure perl, unless you insert the entire perl grammar tree within your recipe. This is not a fun prospect. Secondly, YAPP requires you to work with outside tools to generate .pm files that basically become your parser; this doesn't allow for dynamically changing rules or easily creating new parser sets on the fly.

Mind you, this latter condition is probably a rarity in terms of programmers needs; most programs that use such parsers will have a fixed grammer where the improved reliability of YAPP will play out much better. (Maybe I'll play with that as well and put up a comparible review).


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