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Re: Working Group Proposal

July 20, 2000 14:34
Re: Working Group Proposal
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> You overstate my position.  I don't want context-free; I
> love Perl's context-sensitive nature.  But it should be
> easy enough to parse that other parsers could be written
> without too much trouble.  As it stands now, it's IMPOSSIBLE.

Which is why we make ours the Right Way, and they can just use it (or a
slightly modified form of it). Give it a file (or group of files), it
gives you a parse tree.... well okay. For syntax highlighting they would
definately have to go for the modified version, but still.

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