|pl/0 ? firstname.lastname@example.org (Rob Ashcroft) (2000-09-17)|
|Re: pl/0 ? email@example.com (2000-09-21)|
|Re: pl/0 ? firstname.lastname@example.org (Ed Davis) (2000-10-01)|
|From:||Ed Davis <email@example.com>|
|Date:||1 Oct 2000 00:24:28 -0400|
|Organization:||Deja.com - Before you buy.|
"Rob Ashcroft" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Does anyone know where I can get a description of how the PL0
> compiler (by N Wirth) works. (Line by Line if possible)
I have seen two versions with line by line descriptions, but both were
in C, both were very different from the original (one used LEX/YACC,
one built an AST and generated 8086 code), and the comments were not
in English - one was in Japanese, the other in German. I tried
bablefish, but my connection is so slow, I gave up on it.
I also found several Java versions, but I can't remember how well they
There are lots of compiler courses on the net that use pl/0. Have you
tried using any of the search engines, with a search for "pl/0"? I
didn't save the url's of the two compilers mentioned above, but they
came up in the first 200 or so hits on google.
And, as mentioned previously, the author's book does a good job
explaining pl/0 too!
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