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From "Aleksey Lagoshin" <ayzen.q...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What should we choose for Harmony: JavaCC or AntLR? Was: Google Summer of Code and Harmony
Date Sun, 30 Mar 2008 13:11:50 GMT
Thanks for all your answers.

Jin, thanks for the information about LPG. I'll try to find necessary
information to make a decision on what parser generator is more suitable for
RTF task. And of course I'll improve my knowledge about compilers.

Thanks again.

2008/3/30, Jin Mingjian <jin.phd@gmail.com>:
> How about LPG?(LALR Parser Generator[1])
> LPG is ANTLR/JavaCC like tools, it has been uesd for the former of
> JDT, CDT, MDT.OCL, WTP projects et. al. in Eclipse platform. So do not
> doubt its capability.
> The license is EPL. It's just the friend of  APL^_^ LPG has a runtime
> dependence lib, but you can modify and embed the runtime into your
> code for the EPL license.
> In fact, all parser generators are similar. The baisc part of parser
> is trivial. But, of course, to making the best use of parser
> generator, you should be familiar with the  compiler principle
> relatives first. A tool is just a tool.
> lastly, there is a initial editor support in eclipse platform now, if
> you like to try, see imp project[2].
> [1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/lpg/
> [2] http://www.eclipse.org/imp/


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