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This is designed to be a working proposal. Comments/corrections/suggestions are welcome, as the first draft was written fairly hastily. I'm working on doing a rough implementation to play around with, beginning with the Binex proposal, which can be found here. It is not currently a full implementation of this proposal, but progressing rapidly.


Grammars in Raku are awesome, and allow for some truly amazing text parsing.
Unfortunately, they are less than ideal for binary files, and there is no way to have them support matching objects, both of which would be very useful (image being able to pattern match on an AST!) This requires writing complex and/or error prone workaround code.