Ocean of Awareness
Sun, 25 Nov 2012
Announcing a full release of Marpa::R2
is now in full, official release.
For those new to this blog, Marpa::R2 is an efficient, practical general
BNF parser, targeted at applications too complex for
Marpa::R2 is based on
the Marpa parsing algorithm.
New, but squarely based on the published literature,
the Marpa algorithm
parses every class of grammar in practical use today
in linear time.
Marpa::R2 is the successor to Marpa::XS and
installs and runs on Windows.
has better error reporting.
has a cleaner, simpler interface.
remains available and,
since changes to it are now on a "bug fix only" basis,
should be quite stable.
While Marpa::R2's interface will have a familiar look
to users of Marpa::XS, it is not fully compatible:
changes are documented here.
Those who have been following this blog may have noticed
a new BNF interface
has been added to Marpa::R2.
This is growing --
I am currently adding scannerless parsing to it,
which means that applications will be able to run
Marpa::R2 without a lexer.
Because the BNF interface is new
and still under very active development,
it is being kept in beta status for the time being.
The Windows port of Marpa was the work of Jean-Damien Durand,
who utilized Alberto Simões'
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