GSOC CMD parser.

Dan Kegel dank at
Sun Mar 13 08:51:18 CDT 2011

Joel wrote:
> ...
> It does not seem like there are enough issues with the current
> implementation to justify scrapping the current parser.

The existing parser is pretty hard to understand and extend.
We're probably a few man-months away from the point of
diminishing returns, and I'm sure there are some bugs
that can't be fixed without a rewrite.
Have you read it enough to understand it yet?
( see also )

> The way I would go about this task would be to fix all
> the outstanding bugs, and add test cases for them ...

Incremental improvements to the current parser would still
be welcome and useful.  For instance, supporting cmd /a
( see for
someone's draft patch ).
- Dan

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