coco/r

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A program by Hanspeter Moessenboeck moessenboeck@ssw.uni-linz.ac.at which generates recursive descent parsers and their associated scanners from attributed grammars (LL1). Coco/R can bootstrap itself to generate its own driver, parser, scanner and semantic evaluator from an attributed grammar included in the distribution.
Versions exist for generating Oberon, Modula-2, Pascal, C, and C++ source for MS-DOS and Unix. A Java implementation was planned.
Latest version: 1.34, as gf 1994-10-13.
Coco/R was ported to Modula-2 by Marc Brandis, Christof Brass, and Pat Terry.
(ftp://ftp.ssw.uni-linz.ac.at/pub/Coco).
Mail server: (Subject: send pub/modula-2/coco/).
E-mail: Pat Terry (Modula/Pascal versions), Hanspeter Moessenboeck (Oberon, Java versions), Frankie Arzu (C, C++ versions).
["A compiler generator for microcomputers", by Rechenberg and Mossenbock, Prentice Hall, 1989, 0-13-155136-1].
[Moessenboeck, H., "A Generator for Fast Compiler Front-Ends", Report 127, Dept. Informatik, ETH Zurich, 1990].
[Terry, P.D., "Compilers and Compiler Generators: An Introduction with C++", ITCP: ISBN 1-85032-298-8].
(1997-12-09)
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