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pyparsing 1.2.2 released!

pyparsing is a 100% pure Python parsing package for creating readable parse
engines, using a
library of Python classes with easy-to-understand class names, such as
Literal, Word, Group, OneOrMore, Optional, and so on, combined with
operators such as '+' (for 'and' or 'sequence'), '^' (for 'or' or
'alternation'), '|' (for 'greedy or', selecting first matching alternate),
etc. No separate grammar source file is required, and there is no
code-generation step.

The package also includes a growing library of examples, illustrating the
implementation of such parsing tasks as:
- extracting URL's from a web page
- parsing and performing arithmetic expressions
- extracting values from SQL statements
- processing Apache server log files
- interpreting chemical formulas and calculating molecular weight
- parsing and implementing EBNF grammars

Version 1.2.2 - September 27, 2004
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- Modified delimitedList to accept an expression as the delimiter, instead
of only accepting strings.

- Modified ParseResults, to convert integer field keys string (to avoid
confusion with list access).

- Modified Combine, to convert all embedded tokens to strings before
combining.

- Fixed bug in MatchFirst in which parse actions would be called for
expressions that only partially match. (Thanks, John Hunter!)

- Fixed bug in fourFn.py example that fixes right-associativity of ^
operator. (Thanks, Andrea Griffini!)

- Added class FollowedBy(expression), to look ahead in the input string
without consuming tokens.

- Added class NoMatch that never matches any input. Can be useful in
debugging, and in very specialized grammars.

- Added example pgn.py, for parsing chess game files stored in Portable
Game Notation. (Thanks, Alberto Santini!)

Posted by Paul McGuire 2004-09-27