Parsing text in python

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Mon Dec 11 05:03:12 EST 2000

"Arturo Pérez Mulas" <arturo_perez at> wrote in message
news:tYIY5.47$17.2755 at

I was wondering if there is a parsing tool for python similar to yacc/lex. I
have only come across Plex, but
seems very limited in comparison with yacc (lacks iterations).

Berkeley YACC, at least, can generate Python (as well as other

Also see
which also includes pointers to other tools/approaches; and
kwParsing, at
(aka kjParsing it seems).  I'm sure there are many others yet...


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