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From Roland Zwaga <>
Subject Re: [gosh] On the sad tale of BNF and optional semicolons
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2012 12:52:22 GMT
> Everything I've read points to the same thing: EcmaScript-style languages
> cannot be expressed as BNF. I suspect that the reason why Adobe are talking
> about the changes to language in the Falcon compiler breaking some existing
> AS3 projects is because they have had to modify the language to make it
> definable in something like BNF.

I seem to remember reading somewhere that Falcon uses a grammar based
approach as well
to parsing  AS3. I'm wondering how they're pulling it off then...


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