Re: [dev] Lexers and parsers

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 12:18:36 -0500

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 11:49 AM, David Tweed<> wrote:
> what would be most effective in tracking
> down the inevitable problems when there's a bug in the user input
> and/or mismatched input, particularly if it happens in the middle of a
> pipe process: how are you going to report which part of the input
> stream was wrong, particularly if it doesn't exist on its own, in a
> way which is effective for a human to track down the problem?

Your position is that this is a bad idea because a hypothetical user
might screw up? And then it would be hard to figure out how? You
must be a python programmer. The rest of us trust ourselves enough to
use computers.

# Kurt H Maier
Received on Wed Aug 19 2009 - 17:18:36 UTC

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