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Re: Bug#440823: ITP: kelbt -- backtracking LR parser

On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 09:24:18PM +0200, Guus Sliepen wrote:
> >   Description     : backtracking LR parser
> > 
> >  Kelbt generates backtracking LALR(1) parsers. Standard LALR(1) parser
> If it is a parser _generator_, mention this in de short description as
> well.

absolutely correct, will update this

> Which CASCON paper? I don't think you should mention this in the
> description. The description is meant for a user to decide if he wants
> to install this package or not. You shouldn't make a user follow
> references, that is besides the point. I also don't think that the
> paragraph about the proof of concept is useful. The only useful
> information is "C++". Does Kelbt indeed output C++ code? 

the reference to the paper is indeed a bit weird, but i think the rest
of the paragraph is ok. the information that the tool is capable of
handling a complex case like this, and that the code for it is included
as an example _is_ interesting. will rephrase the paragraph accordingly.

cu  robert

Robert Lemmen                               http://www.semistable.com 

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