By James J. Purtilo, John R. Callahan
Communications of the ACM,
Vol. 32 No. 12, Pages 1467-1477
A technique for associating rewrite rules with productions so that many high-level transformations of a source file can be generated easily is described. While eclipsed in power by other editing and compiler generation systems supporting management of both synthesized and inherited attributes, this approach is especially simple to employ and is sufficient in power to deal with a wide class of problems arising from practical applications.
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