Paper: Parsing JavaScript by counting character pairs

gaz Heyes gazheyes at
Wed Jan 16 05:05:40 PST 2013

On 16 January 2013 12:58, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at> wrote:

> This sounds similar in the abstract to the way Lisp systems work, with
> a "reader" that comes before parsing and builds a simple structure
> based on (), "", and []. This has been implemented in JS by Tim Disney
> for his sweet.js project [1], but I don't think they have parsing
> speed in mind there.

Sorta similar but the read step occurs real time and the counts of each
pair are used as a reference.
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