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Re: Another suggestion for the BNF

  • Subject: Re: Another suggestion for the BNF
  • From: Nick Spadaccini <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 07:35:51 +0100 (BST)
On Mon, 1 Jul 2002, James Hester wrote:

> Ralf and I have detected what appears to be another problem with the
> BNF, this time in regard to embedded quotes.   Consider the following
> bit of text:
> data_1A4U
> #
> _site.id _site.details
> #

> One idea for a fix:
> <S_quote_string> ::=
>   { <S_quote> <non_blank_char> | <not_a_S_quote>} * <S_quote> *

Yep that works, and looks like the simplest change.

I will update the BNF shortly - within the hour.



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