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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8019311

Parse gammars should be provided in EBNF

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Future Project
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      8

      Description

      During jsr 310 reviews it was suggested to use EBNF to express the syntax required of parse methods to remove ambiguity and allow automatic parsing and tools to be used efficiently.
      An example was given of the prose descriptions in java.time.Duration.
      Originally raised in Github Threeten as #214 https://github.com/ThreeTen/threeten/issues/214

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              rriggs Roger Riggs
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