Panini vs John Backus

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 29 10:24:24 EDT 1999


BNF was originally Backus Normal Form, and renamed as Backus-Naur Form by
Donald Knuth of Metafont fame, in order to recognize the contributions of
Peter Naur, who pioneered Algol-60 (Algol stands for algorithmic language).

Vidyasankar

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