[Python-Dev] Python syntax checker ?
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 12:22:35 -0400
On 25 September 2000, Barry A. Warsaw said:
> NS> How different are PCCTS and ANTLR? Perhaps we could use PCCTS
> NS> for CPython and ANTLR for JPython.
> Unknown. It would only make sense if the same grammar files could be
> fed to each. I have no idea whether that's true or not. If not,
> Greg's idea is worth researching.
PCCTS 1.x grammar files tend to have lots of C code interwoven in them
-- at least for tricky, ill-defined grammars like BibTeX. ;-)
ANTLR 2.x grammars certainly allow Java code to be woven into them; I
assume you can instead weave C++ or Sather if that's your preference.
Obviously, this would be one problem with having a common grammar for
JPython and CPython.