Java and recursive decent parsing..

"Raymond Limpus" <>
12 Apr 2001 02:44:59 -0400

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From: "Raymond Limpus" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 12 Apr 2001 02:44:59 -0400
Organization: @Home Network
Keywords: Java, LL(1), question
Posted-Date: 12 Apr 2001 02:44:59 EDT

Is it possible to parse Java source using a recursive decent parser? I
know the grammar isn't LL(1) but there are only a couple of parts that
aren't (stemming form C/C++ background) and surely you could create
some 'hacks' in the code to deal with these. The grammars I have seen
have been LALR(1) but by looking at it it does seem you could parse it
using recursive decent with a couple of special cases. Is this the



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