Future Closure Compiler (was: Two important issues...)

Anthony Hannan ajh18 at cornell.edu
Wed Feb 19 17:54:19 UTC 2003

Daniel Vainsencher <danielv at netvision.net.il> wrote:
> I think that's a cool idea [use SmaCC and RB AST for Closure Compiler].
> Just a question, why do you use SmaCC if you're using the RB AST,
> why not use the RB Parser?

Because RB Parser is hand-written imperative code just like our current
parser.  SmaCC uses a simple declarative syntax (context free grammar)
which is easier to understand and modify.


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