Can a low-level programmer learn OOP?

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr.com
Mon Jul 23 17:28:32 CEST 2007


On Jul 23, 5:53 am, ed... at holyrood.ed.ac.uk (Eddie Corns) wrote:
> Wolfgang Strobl <ne... at mystrobl.de> writes:
> >few of James Gimple's snippets from "Algorithms in SNOBOL4"
> >(->http://www.snobol4.org/) as an exercise using that library might help
> >to get a better appreciation. Perhaps I'll try, eventually ...
>
> I never noticed them or the PDF of the book there before.  Some Friday
> afternoon reading for sure.
>
> Personally I hope to get more to time to look at a combination of Lua and
> PEGs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsing_expression_grammar) for my parsing
> needs.
>
> Eddie

If you get a chance to look at pyparsing, I'd be interested in your
comments.  The PEG page and the SNOBOL implementation have many
similar concepts with pyparsing (or is it the other way around?).

-- Paul




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