Writing a really general parser is a major but different undertaking, by far the hardest points being sensitivity to context and resolution of ambiguity.
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|Profession:||Mathematician, Poet, Programmer|
Graham A. Nelson is a British mathematician, poet, and computer programmer. He studied at Selwyn College, Cambridge and Magdalen College, Oxford. He has also authored several IF games, including the acclaimed Curses and Jigsaw, using the experience of writing Curses in particular to expand the range of verbs that Inform is capable of understanding. He is the author of the Inform Designer's Manual, which includes one of the first published works of interactive fiction theory, an essay titled "The Craft of Adventure". He co-edited Oxford Poetry and in 1997 received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors for his poetry.
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