# Re: [NTG-context] BNF grammar for ConTeXt (was: What happened with sectionworld?)

On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:12:10 +0200
luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com> scribit:

> >
> >
> > > My suggestions to start :
> > > 1) define a **simple but significative** domain ,ie "this grammar is for
> > > subset of ConTeXt language dedicated to variable-data pdf forms"
> >
> > yes
> >
> > > 2) make a bnf grammar spec
> >
> > yes
> >
> > > 3) build a parser lex/yacc for 2)
> >
> > later
> >
> why ?  There is no difference between 2 and 3

True, but I think that the aim of such a BNF-grammar
is to help in a concise way the newbie and tell him _what_ can be
made and _when_ {\it in quel tempo}.

(In fact, I dont like lex/yacc because it seems not a good idea to
intervene on the generated code).

>
>> I think a wiki would be a better forum than this mailing-list ?
> >
> hmm
> "this" mailing-list is ok for this kind of discussions
> "a wiki" is wiki.contextgarden.net
>
>
> --
> luigi

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