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LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal)

Joshua N Pritikin
July 24, 2000 09:43
LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal)
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On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 12:34:19PM -0400, wrote:
> horos wrote:
> > LALR would be awesome, I would even say essential. It strikes at the heart of 
> > the complaint people have of perl being a 'messy' language, puts it on the the 
> > same playing field as Java and Python.
> That would tantamount to Perl (aka Larry, aka the Perl community) saying, 
> "We were wrong, Java and Python were right."  But we weren't wrong.

Why can't perl ultimately support multiple syntax conventions?  Why
can't the lexer/parser be pluggable?

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