Project idea - python

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Tue Apr 18 12:06:39 EDT 2000

Bob Schmertz <schmertz at> wrote:
> SPARK - sounds like a Python implementation of Yacc/Bison, though from
> what I can tell it doesn't handle complex grammars such as LR
> (http://www.csr.UVic.CA/~aycock/python/)

umm.  the doc describes the parser algorithm used in SPARK as "one
of the most general algorithms known; it can parse all context-free
grammars whereas the more popular LL and LR techniques cannot."

maybe some parser guru can sort this out?


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