Re: Is there a BNF for Mathematica?
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- Subject: [mg98344] Re: Is there a BNF for Mathematica?
- From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>
- Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 05:04:18 -0400 (EDT)
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- Reply-to: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>
<meitnik at gmail.com> wrote in message news:gra1or$2hg$1 at smc.vnet.net... >I have been looking for a Backus-Naur Form grammar for Mathematica. Is > there one out there?? > Thanks. > No. But there are number of places in documentation where it takes about the Mathematica "grammar". http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/SpecialWaysToInputExpressions.html "The Mathematica language has a definite grammar which specifies how your input should be converted to internal form. One aspect of the grammar is that it specifies how pieces of your input should be grouped." Also, in the documentation center, under "core language" -> "Language review". --Nasser