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There are a large number of free and commerical parsing systems out there. If GOLD is not best for your project, you might want to take a look at the following:

Other Parsing Systems
Name Paradigm Languages Supported License Notes
ANTLR Compiler-Compiler C++, Java, C# Free Designed by Professor Terrance Parr
ClearParse Component C++ Commercial Starts at about $150
Grammatica Compiler-Compiler Java, C# Free


Component C++ Free Designed by Paul B. Mann
ProGrammar Component ActiveX Commercial Starts at about $295
Spirit Compiler-Compiler C++ Free Based on C++ templates
YACC / Bison Compiler-Compiler C++ Free The oldest and best known parser-generators in use


Compiler Books
Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools
"The Dragon Book"
Authors: Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi, Jeffrey D. Ullman
Publisher: Addison Wesley (January 1, 1986)
ISBN: 0-201-10088-6
Compiler Construction: Principles and Practice
Author: Kenneth C. Louden
Publisher: Course Technology; 1 Edition (January 24, 1997)
ISBN: 0-534-93972-4
Crafting a Compiler
Authors: Charles N. Fischer, Richard J. LeBlanc, Jr
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company; 2nd edition
ISBN: 0-201-38593-7
Modern Compiler Implementation
Author: Andrew W. Appel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; New Edition (July 8, 2004)
ISBN: 0-521-60765-5