[ntp:hackers] Cool new stuff

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Jul 24 11:54:18 UTC 2006


All of what you say is true. However, if there is any ambiguity in the
syntax then the syntax needs to be revised. Ambiguity causes major
problems for users.


David L. Mills wrote:
> Danny,
> I hear you and am equally annoyed about C reserved words. However, we
> would really like to separate the token parsing and the syntactic
> analysis for the same reasons that C does. We also require the syntax to
> be an unambiguousd, one-lookahead, context-free grammar, again for the
> same reasons that C does.
> Dave

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