mxTextTools comes with a high performance Tagging Engine for text and Unicode data which can be used to tokenize and parse (little) languages. The resulting abstract syntax tree can then be hooked up to a generator to build a complete and fast compiler in pure Python.
The talk gives a short introduction to the way the mxTextTools Tagging Engine works and how it can be used to build compilers.
The above 30-minute talk was given at EuroPython 2007 in Vilnius, Lithuania, by Marc-André Lemburg - the author of mxTextTools.
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