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 for yacc
From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  YACC
         Yet Another Compiler Compiler (Unix)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Yet Another Compiler Compiler
  yacc
  
      (yacc) The LALR parser generator found on
     most Unix systems.  Also, the language used to describe the
     syntax of another language to yacc (the program).
  
     Implementations: ayacc, YAY, perln-byacc,
  
     SASL-Yacc - "Yacc in SASL - An Exercise in Functional
     Programming", Simon Peyton-Jones, Software Prac & Exp
     15:807-820 (1985).  Mentions also a BCPL implementation.
  
     Yacc++ - 1990.  An object-oriented rewrite of yacc, supports
     regular expressions, produces an LR1 grammar parser.
  
     ["YACC Meets C++", S.C. Johnson, USENIX Spring '88 Conf].
  
     Chris Clark, Compiler Resources Inc, +1 (508) 435-5016.
  
     MLYACC - Implementation and output in SML/NJ.
     (ftp:research.att.com/dist/ml/75.tools.tar.Z).
  
     A version, by David Poole at Montana University has been
     retargeted to Turbo Pascal.
  
     ftp://iecc.com/pub/file/lyprg.zip)">(ftp://iecc.com/pub/file/lyprg.zip).
  
     See also Bison, yet another, Yet Another Yacc.
  
     Unix manual page: yacc(1).
  
     ["YACC - Yet Another Compiler Compiler", S.C. Johnson, CS TR
     32, Bell Labs (Jul 1975)].
  
     [Was there ever an "ACC" - "Another Compiler Compiler"?  If
     so, what was the first compiler compiler called?]
  
     (2000-11-15)
  

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