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Re: Backtracking through the source

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Dan Sugalski
November 29, 2000 11:03
Re: Backtracking through the source
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At 04:16 PM 11/28/00 -0800, Steve Fink wrote:
>Perl5 is parseable with a single token of lookahead and lots of
>parser/lexer communication. Sort of. It would be nice to prevent it from
>getting any worse.

I'm really thinking that the lexer, parser, and tokenizer can't be anywhere 
near as separate as we'd like. I think we're going to end up with a rather 
odd mutant beast. Hopefully one that's understandable by reasonably sane 


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