Thus, expecting thy reply, I profane my lips on thy foot, my eyes on thy picture, and my heart on thy every part. Thine, in the dearest design of industry. . .
I immediately thought of Vaughn Pratt's Top Down Operator Precedence parser, which I use in JSLint (see Appendix C). Parsing is an important topic in computing. The ability to write a compiler for a language in itself is still a test for the completeness of a language.
So, I decided to subset the language. That way, I wouldn't have to parse the whole language, and I wouldn't have to describe the whole language. I called the subset Simplified ...