Does Python use a special home-made parser, or does it use Yacc?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Wed Apr 16 21:56:20 CEST 2008

Robert wrote:
> Or some other pre-packaged parser tool?

None of them: it's not YACC, not a pre-packaged parser tool, and not
a home-made parser. Instead, it uses pgen, a parser tool that is
included in the Python distribution (whether *that* was made at
home or at work, I don't know :-).


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