Re: Alternative URL template proposal

On Nov 9, 2007 9:26 PM, DeWitt Clinton <> wrote:

I believe the grammar is ambiguous. For example,
if I have the template:{name1,name2+}

   name1 := "fred"
   name2 := "barney"

Does that expand to:


There are also escaping issues. For example,
what if I want to emit ')' as part of a prefix?
I like the simplicity but I don't think we can
get away from using '|' as a separator w/o
increasing the complexity of the parser, as I
think the examples above show.


Joe Gregorio

Received on Saturday, 10 November 2007 03:13:16 UTC