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Wisent: A Parser Generator for Python

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Today I published the first version of a parser generator for Python. Currently it only generates LR(1) parsers, i.e. it is not very useful for big grammars. I hope to add support for LALR(1) parsers in the future.

One problem is the choice of a project name: I came up with Wisent since this fits together well with Bison. But unfortunately I am not the first one to think so, there are at least two other parser generators which also use the name Wisent, and most likely I will rename my program. Suggestions for a better name, preferably with Monty Python connotations, are very welcome.

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