Grok

In this video Steve Yegge talks about a project he’s working on called Grok. I seems ambitious and useful. I worked on a few parsers in the last few months and it seems that most of the work still has to be done even if you’ve got a parse tree of a language. Yegge explains that they don’t write the parsers themselves, but use the work compiler builders have done. This is a good idea, because writing a parser isn’t easy, even if you have a really good tools to build a parser with....

March 11, 2013