Extended Pascal is no problem

@article{Mauney1989ExtendedPI,
  title={Extended Pascal is no problem},
  author={Jon Mauney},
  journal={SIGPLAN Notices},
  year={1989},
  volume={24},
  pages={55-58}
}
  • Jon Mauney
  • Published in SIGP 1989
  • Computer Science
  • SIGPLAN Notices
  • R. T. House complains [1] that the extension of Pascal to permit constant expressions causes serious parsing difficulties, and that in particular the language becomes LL(4). In fact, the parsing problems are not that difficult to overcome, and parsing top-down or bottom-up with one-symbol lookahead is quite feasible. Before showing the solution to the parsing problem, I would like to discuss the more general language design issues involved. House asserts that the language extension greatly… CONTINUE READING

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