Parsing style [Was: [plt-scheme] proof checking: a subproblem]

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at
Date: Fri Jan 20 06:37:06 EST 2006

--- andrew cooke <andrew at> wrote:

> Vague cultural question - is recursive descent parsing
> with combinators not that common in the scheme world? 

Not really. Parsing is not such an interesting problem when
you have sexps and read, and macros let you integrate a
traditional YACC style parser into the language.

There is Tony Garnock-Jones packrat parser for Scheme --
Google knows where it is.


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