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Vahe Sarkissian
June 17, 2002 19:43
Re: Perl6 grammar
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On Monday 17 June 2002 01:30 pm, Luke Palmer wrote:

> I got the opposite impression.  He's said things like the parser and lexer
> will no longer be considered seperate entities.  And his quote in response
> to my first post to perl6-language:

I asked a similar question about parsing Perl 6 on a while back.  
The answer, from a combination of "Larry Wall and Damian Conway (with a bit 
of help from Dan, Jeff, Hugo, and Nat)" was: 

Oh, and it's not clear that Perl 6 will even have a separate scanner and 
parser. It may well be that the parsing technology it uses is more like the 
"on-the-fly" tokenisation provided by Parse::RecDescent.

Much will be revealed when the next Apocalypse ("Regexes and Parsing") appears 
in the coming few weeks.

The URL for the full article is:

I'm also very interested in this.  At the moment, I'm trying to find enough 
tuits to make a significant contribution....

--Vahe Sarkissian

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