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- Subject: Re: C with embedded Lua or Lua-only program?
- From: Silas Silva <silasdb@...>
- Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 13:03:49 -0300
On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 09:23:34AM +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Silas,
> Friday, September 3, 2010, 5:55:17 AM, you wrote:
> > 1. Is there any replacement for lex/flex & yacc/bison for Lua? How do
> > you design DSLs in Lua? I thought about using Lex & Yacc + C it is a
> > long standing wish of mine to learn parsers, BNF with Lex & Yacc...
> gg library used in metaLua. it's a dynamic parser generator, like
> Parsec in Haskell and Spirit in C++
You mean that? http://metalua.luaforge.net/src/compiler/gg.lua.html
> > 2. I was thinking that it would be interesting to make the DSL
> > Turing-complete, to make it easily programmable. Use Lua itself as
> > the DSL would solve this problem, but what about if I need different
> > syntax not present in Lua, like in "button foo ..."?
> metaLua itself
Hmmm... very nice project, ahm? Going to take a look. Thanks.