[Types-sig] Python parser in Python?

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Mon, 20 Dec 1999 07:18:29 -0600

Tim Peters wrote:
> John Aycock's extremely general (any CF grammar, ambiguous or not) parsing
> framework comes with a Python grammar.  

It depends on Python's built-in lexer:

#  Why would I write my own when GvR maintains this one?
import tokenize

Doesn't that remove the possibility for new keywords?

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