Little victory lap down to the chocolate shop because the thing I've spent the week working on now works.
I'm working on a pattern-matching syntax and algorithm for mathematical expressions. Like an analogue of regular expressions, but for trees. I worked out the last few missing pieces while talking with someone at #eams2018 last week.
Ich win ein Berliner
@christianp I occasionally have re-surface a parsing requirement that I feel should have been solved by someone, somewhere, and feels like it would be phenomenally useful, but I can never find a solution.
I should write up the requirement sometime so people can tell me why it will never work.
@j the latter is what I intend to use it for
@Colinvparker an abstract syntax tree. For example, a × (b+c) can be interpreted as a tree with × at the root
A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.
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\] for display mode.