[Pdx-pm] bnf/ebnf/yacc Ack!

Kris Bosland krisb at ring.org
Fri Jan 13 13:28:42 PST 2006

	BNF is a meta-gramar.  A gramar for defining gramars.  There was
an initial standard, but it has been expanded upon and now everyone has
their own favorite or just makes it up on the spot.

The nice thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from.
- Andrew S. Tannenbaum


On Fri, 13 Jan 2006, Eric Wilhelm wrote:

> Mongers,
> Can anyone shed some light on what BNF actually is?  It seems that
> there's no such thing as a standard BNF notation,

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