A program by Hanspeter Moessenboeck <[email protected]> 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.

Coco/R was ported to Modula-2 by Marc Brandis, Christof Brass, and Pat Terry.

Mail server: <[email protected]> (Subject: send pub/modula-2/coco/).

E-mail: Pat Terry <[email protected]> (Modula/Pascal versions), Hanspeter Moessenboeck <[email protected]> (Oberon, Java versions), Frankie Arzu <[email protected]> (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].

Last updated: 1997-12-09

Nearby terms:

Cocol/RCOCOMOCoco/RCODASYLCodd's First Normal FormCodd's reduction algorithm

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