[pypy-dev] Google summer of code is open student for submissions

Sanghyeon Seo sanxiyn at gmail.com
Wed May 3 02:32:21 CEST 2006


2006/5/3, Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org>:
> Let's consider Javascript (the same argument applies to any interpreted
> language): to write an interpreter, some people focus on the task of
> compiling, say, Javascript source code to get an AST; this is only part
> of the job, and it should be the shortest part -- ideally, finding an
> existing parser would be best, otherwise plugging one together with
> existing tools shouldn't take too long for a regular language like
> Javascript.

Sadly, parsing Javascript is unnecessarily difficult because of
optional semicolon insertion. Best to look at existing parsers.

Seo Sanghyeon



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