The trouble with ambiguous grammars
brendan at mozilla.com
Mon Oct 20 11:46:58 PDT 2008
On Oct 20, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> On Oct 20, 2008, at 11:35 AM, Waldemar Horwat wrote:
>> Brendan Eich wrote:
>>> On Oct 17, 2008, at 4:16 PM, Waldemar Horwat wrote:
>>>> The old ES4 grammar is machine-verified LR(1). It's on:
>>> One based on ES3 would be helpful for ES3.1 and Harmony. Someone
>>> needs to invest effort here. If not you, who? This is as good a
>>> time as any to call for capable potential volunteers to scope the
>>> work and, if they are willing, and step forward.
>> I'll do it for both. For Harmony it's not clear what's in and out
>> at this point, so I'm somewhat at a loss as to what to put in there.
> Testing ideas from http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:strawman
> pages and (other than let expressions,
Or (in the case of http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:lambdas)
lambda with expression body syntax, as opposed to block body syntax.
> which are already found
> wanting) validating or invalidating them would be most helpful.
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