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SableCC 3.0 Whishlist request

Hi guys,

Here are some stuff I would like to see in SableCC

1 - The scripting language Etienne has talked about. I
would like it to be something similar to gentle. That
is, we could define our own data types, variables,
define actions to operate on the AST. define
selections, which will be used in the code generation
part. That is, the selections will select the best
code according to cost we give to each alternative.

2 - I would like to generate a whole compiler
independently of Java. That is, SableCC would generate
the whole class files using JavaClass API or something

I don't know how difficult this would be integrated
into the system, but I guess that it would be feasible
if we follow Gentle as a model. Gentle is good, but it
generates a lex and yacc specification as well as C
code. If you need more complex stuff, you need to
write C code. What I would like to see in SableCC
would be a scripting language that would allow us to
create the whole compiler from a description file
without having to worry about creating Java code.

Anyway, this is just a wish. It may or may not come

All the best


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