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Name

production — A production in a set of EBNF productions

Synopsis

production ::= (lhs, rhs, constraint*)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes (ID required) and common linking attributes.

Description

A production is a single production in an Extended Backus-Naur Form (EBNF) grammar.

Individual productions have two parts: a lefthand side (lhs) and a righthand side (rhs). Each nonterminal on the lefthand side is defined in terms of other nonterminals and literals on the righthand side.

See Also

constraint, lhs, productionrecap, productionset, rhs

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