[Ironruby-core] YAML for .NET

drh drhent at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 1 07:48:37 EST 2008


Interesting as Harry Pierson gave a talk at Lang.net about using F# to write 
a parser.

http://www.devhawk.net

and looking through my copy of expert f# there is a chapter on writing 
parsers and lexers.

Douglas

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From: "M. David Peterson" <m.david at xmlhacker.com>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 4:42 AM
To: "M. David Peterson" <m.david at xmlhacker.com>; 
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Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] YAML for .NET

> 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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