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Re: Let the hacking commence!

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Luke Palmer
December 22, 2004 15:56
Re: Let the hacking commence!
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Luke Palmer writes:
> Also, don't use rule parameters, conditionals, or code blocks.  Those
> things require us to know Perl 6 before we're done defining Perl 6.
> Keep it essentially BNF with Perl 6 syntax (it's okay to use groups and
> quantifiers though, since those can always be converted to formal BNF).

Change in plan on this one:  We're going to shoot for the grammar as
Perl will see it, and then factor it down into a bootstrappable grammar
later.  So whatever hook hashes we're going to use should be in there
(though they may not be named properly).  Basically, pretend Perl 6
exists and write it for Perl 6.


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