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1 Wisent Overview

Wisent (the European Bison) is an implementation in Emacs Lisp of the GNU Compiler Compiler Bison. Its code is a port of the C code of GNU Bison 1.28 & 1.31.

For more details on the basic concepts for understanding Wisent, it is worthwhile to read the Bison Manual.

Wisent can generate compilers compatible with the Semantic tool set. See the Semantic Manual.

It benefits from these Bison features:

Nevertheless there are some fundamental differences between Bison and Wisent.