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Meaning of COCO/R

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A program by Hanspeter Moessenboeck <moessenboeck@ssw.uni-linz.ac.at> 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.

Latest version: 1.34, as gf 1994-10-13.

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


Mail server: <server@ftp.psg.com> (Subject: send pub/modula-2/coco/).

E-mail: Pat Terry <p.terry@ru.ac.za> (Modula/Pascal versions), Hanspeter Moessenboeck <moessenboeck@ssw.uni-linz.ac.at> (Oberon, Java versions), Frankie Arzu <farzu@uvg.edu.gt> (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].