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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :
Yet Another Compiler Compiler (Unix)
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
Yet Another Compiler Compiler
(yacc) The LALR parser generator found on
most Unix systems. Also, the language used to describe the
syntax of another language to yacc (the program).
Implementations: ayacc, YAY, perln-byacc,
SASL-Yacc - "Yacc in SASL - An Exercise in Functional
Programming", Simon Peyton-Jones, Software Prac & Exp
15:807-820 (1985). Mentions also a BCPL implementation.
Yacc++ - 1990. An object-oriented rewrite of yacc, supports
regular expressions, produces an LR1 grammar parser.
["YACC Meets C++", S.C. Johnson, USENIX Spring '88 Conf].
Chris Clark, Compiler Resources Inc, +1 (508) 435-5016.
MLYACC - Implementation and output in SML/NJ.
A version, by David Poole at Montana University has been
retargeted to Turbo Pascal.
See also Bison, yet another, Yet Another Yacc.
Unix manual page: yacc(1).
["YACC - Yet Another Compiler Compiler", S.C. Johnson, CS TR
32, Bell Labs (Jul 1975)].
[Was there ever an "ACC" - "Another Compiler Compiler"? If
so, what was the first compiler compiler called?]
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