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From "Bertrand Delacretaz" <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: master plan for jsr 283 query implementation
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2007 08:45:57 GMT
On 9/12/07, Thomas Mueller <thomas.tom.mueller@gmail.com> wrote:

> >... context-sensitive tokenizing
>
> I'm not sure what you refer to. Keywords versus identifiers? Example
> token types are: 'integer value', 'decimal value', 'text value',
> 'operator', 'quoted identifier', 'name'. The keywords are well defined
> in Java, but for SQL, I wouldn't decide if it's a keyword or
> identifier while tokenizing....

That's what I meant, being too strict in tokenizing can make things
harder downstream. I agree about having a soft boundary between
tokenizing and the actual parsing.

-Bertrand

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