> Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 11:36:21 -0400
> From: Ray Denenberg <[log in to unmask]>
> >     (title=me and) or (title=mine)
> >
> > is a syntax error because "and" is a resrved word.
> Why does "and" have to be reserved?

It's ... it's ... its's ...

> I like the idea of the parenthesis around operands, which would mean
> we don't need quotes around the term, we can embed space in the
> term, and we don't need to reserve operator words.

Heavens to betsy, no!  In the name of all that is holy, NO!

> Is "and" reserved in ccl and is that why you assert that it's
> reserved? If that's the reason then why don't we just ignore that
> rule?

Context-free rules.  Er.  Context-free rules rule :-)

Please.  If this approach were a good one, there would be precendent.

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