[Python-Dev] Parser module in the stdlib

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon May 20 14:49:01 EDT 2019

On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 11:29 AM Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>

> On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 08:55:59AM -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > I am interested in switching CPython's parsing strategy to something else
> > (what exactly remains to be seen)
> Are you re-thinking the restriction to LL(1) grammars?

Indeed. I think it served us well for the first 10-15 years, but now it is
just a burden.

See a thread I started at Discourse:

And some followup there:

Note that this is very much speculative.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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