I'm working on a C compiler, and I've got a quick question about the way types
The ANSI standard shows types as being defined right-recursively, instead of
left-recursive (as shown in yacc grammar). why was that chosen, instead of the
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Re: standard question
On 6 Jul 2003 03:15:11 GMT, Justin Hibbits <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> I'm working on a C compiler, and I've got a quick question about the way types
> are defined.
> The ANSI standard shows types as being defined right-recursively, instead of
> left-recursive (as shown in yacc grammar). why was that chosen, instead of the
> left-recursive grammar?
> -Justin Hibbits
This group discusses the C language as it is, not why it was defined
the way it is. The group for that is news:comp.std.c. You might also
want to check out news:comp.compilers.
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