13 Jul '12, 3am

"I signed up for an elegant syntax and all I got was this grammar dependency graph." #Ruby

"I signed up for an elegant syntax and all I got was this grammar dependency graph." #Ruby

I haven’t even begun to absorb all the meanings from this picture, but one stark difference between Ruby and the other two is the node in the middle of the picture with a high concentration of outgoing edges. That node is called primary in the grammar definition, and it is probably one of the reasons that Ruby syntax is so flexible and forgiving. A primary node’s direct children apparently represent a large portion of the syntax, and explain why in Ruby a single statement can either be a literal, a method invocation (or series of them), a standalone expression (such as a < b ), all the way up to larger syntactic groupings such as

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