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Re: Bug#668556: ITP: dparser -- a scannerless GLR parser generator

* Markus Wanner <markus@bluegap.ch>, 2012-04-14, 10:45:
I would like to suggest to explicit the "GLR", "RPF", and perhaps "EBNF" acronyms in the long description.

Thanks for your suggestions.

GLR means "Generalized Left-to-right Rightmost deviation parser" or maybe "Generalized LR parser". EBNF is the Extended Backus–Naur Form. Acronyms like these - i.e. LL, LL(k), SLR, LALR - are pretty common when talking about parsers.

Sure, they are also much more common than GLR. And if you are "just" interested in parsing and not a computer scientists, there's a chance you've never heard about any of them.

Jakub Wilk

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