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  • Subject: The CIF BNF
  • From: Nick Spadaccini <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 04:26:34 +0100 (BST)

Following the flurry of queries (some months ago), I have re-written the
BNF for CIF (I am yet to do it for STAR) and would like comments and feed
back please.

I went back through all of the discussions we had about what was missing,
what was confusing and what was wrong, and believe I have covered all of
the issues.

Please read it at


There are comments (on a yellow background) added in for the purposes of
clarification. Annotations (on a blue background) contain several rules
within the specification that cannot be contained within a BNF



Dr Nick Spadaccini
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