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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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