parsing based on BNF?

Uche Ogbuji uche at
Sat Feb 24 17:24:58 EST 2001

John Wiegley wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri Feb 23, Sean writes:
> > Anyone have any pointers to Python tools for parsing based on BNF's?
> On the Vaults of Parnassus (, you can
> find a FlexBison module in the parsing section.  Also, there's
> mxTextTools, which is kind of a mix between BNF and assembly.  It's
> killer fast, though.

Problem is, Sean asked for parsing based on BNFs.  I'm assuming he has a
huge grammar lying about in BNF (or EBNF) format, which we doesn't want
to translate to some other format if he can avoid it.

I'm also curious to know if there is such a beast for Python or C/C++.

Uche Ogbuji
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