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Re: Perl6 grammar (take V)

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Dan Sugalski
July 12, 2002 11:30
Re: Perl6 grammar (take V)
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At 11:33 PM -0700 7/11/02, Sean O'Rourke wrote:
>It's time for my weekly post to this old thread.  The grammar has
>grown enough to deserve more than one file, and is starting to change
>in new directions.  For example, it's now Turing-complete, if you have
>a Parrot engine and a bit of spare time.  Call it a primitive "demo
>version" of some of Perl 6's features.  If nothing else, it will let
>you start training your fingers to 'concatenate' _$like _$this.


>The fact that I've been able to whip this up in a couple thousand
>lines of code is a remarkable testament to Parrot's maturity, and to
>the wealth of tools available in Perl 5.  In particular, without The
>Damian's Parse::RecDescent, Melvin Smith's IMCC, and Sarathy's
>Data::Dumper, it never would have been possible.

What, this actually *runs*? Oh, my.

Can you get this suitably cleaned up for checkin to the parrot tree?

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