RE: [WebIDL] grammar in ABNF

>>Ah I see the confusion is more about how strongly the ‘|’ operator
>>binds compared to adjacent symbols.
Yes. I am more used to ABNF, thus my request.
Thanks for your follow-up.

Marcin Hanclik
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-----Original Message-----
From: Cameron McCormack []
Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 7:39 AM
To: Marcin Hanclik; public-webapps
Subject: Re: [WebIDL] grammar in ABNF

Marcin Hanclik:
> > I had the following problem:
> >
> > [45]    ScopedName      -> "::" ScopedNameAfterColon
> >  | identifier ScopedNameParts
> > Where I assumed that each ScopedName has to start with "::", because according to ABNF this production has to be written as
> > [45ABNF]        ScopedName      = ("::" ScopedNameAfterColon) | (identifier ScopedNameParts)

Cameron McCormack:
> Was the confusion because the ‘"::" ScopedNameAfterColon’ and
> ‘identifier ScopedNameParts’ weren’t written on the same line?

Ah I see the confusion is more about how strongly the ‘|’ operator
binds compared to adjacent symbols.

Cameron McCormack ≝


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