Dec 15

How about some trivia…

So you know BNF (Backus-Naur Form or originally Backus Normal Form) and EBNF (Extended Backus-Naur Form). But did you know Panini’s grammar? It defined Sanskrit using a variety of formal techniques including recursion, transformations, and metarules. That was around 500 B.C.!

See this link. And this.

One Response to “Panini-Backus Form?”

  1. OvermindDL1 says:

    Heh, that is cool, never knew to have a written language able to be defined like that, must have been quite logical.

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