[Ironruby-core] YAML for .NET

M. David Peterson m.david at xmlhacker.com
Fri Feb 1 05:42:21 EST 2008


On Fri, 01 Feb 2008 03:23:56 -0700, M. David Peterson  
<m.david at xmlhacker.com> wrote:

> Thread starts @  
> http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/ironruby-core/2007-September/000039.html

Actually, reading back through that thread I am realizing now that it  
might be worth considering writing the YAML parser in F# which already has  
full support for lex/yacc as part of the core distribution.  +, F# is  
wicked fast.

http://research.microsoft.com/fsharp/fsharp.aspx

I would also take a look @,

http://blogs.msdn.com/dsyme/archive/2007/09/14/jason-hogg-implements-the-secpal-for-simplified-english-grammar-in-f.aspx

... and ...

http://blogs.msdn.com/dsyme/archive/2008/01/05/the-fparsec-library-by-stephan-tolksdorf.aspx

... both of which provide good examples of writing parsers in F#.

-- 
/M:D

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