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Re: nyacc support for extension languages

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: nyacc support for extension languages
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:28:10 -0400
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Matt Wette <address@hidden> writes:

> I am working on providing a module to add to the nyacc distribution for
> the purpose of generating extension languages, and putting together a few
> extensions for demo.  So far I'm playing with javascript and matlab.
> These languages use a "nx-" prefix to designate them as "nyacc extension".
> One can interpret "nx" to also mean "not exactly", so "nx-matlab" is not
> exactly MATLAB.  It has taken some work to get my yacc like parser to
> parse expressions instead of files, so some work has gone into updating
> the nyacc parser.  nyacc/parse.scm now has parser generators that provide
> an #:interactive option and more robust default-reductions for generating
> parsers which work well in interactive mode.

This is super cool!  Is the goal to eventually make it exactly
matlab/exactly javascript?  Or will there always be some portability

> Matt

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