[Python-Dev] Python syntax checker ?

James C. Ahlstrom jim@interet.com
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 11:05:56 -0400

"Barry A. Warsaw" wrote:
> I've been wanting to check out Antlr (www.antlr.org) because it gives
> us the /possibility/ to use the same grammar files for both CPython
> and JPython.  One problem though is that it generates Java and C++ so
> we'd be accepting our first C++ into the core if we went this route.

Yes, but why not YACC?  Is Antlr so much better, or is
YACC too primitive, or what?  IMHO, adding C++ just for
parsing is not going to happen, so Antlr is not going to
happen either.