Re: What is the Simplest Programming Language?

alexc@world.std.com (Alex Colvin)
7 Jan 2003 23:33:00 -0500

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From: alexc@world.std.com (Alex Colvin)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 7 Jan 2003 23:33:00 -0500
Organization: The World Public Access UNIX, Brookline, MA
References: 03-01-013
Keywords: practice
Posted-Date: 07 Jan 2003 23:33:00 EST

>Other than Smalltalk, Lisp, Forth and ahem Intercal what is the most
>simple programming language to create a ((relatively) useful) compiler
>for?


BASIC?
e.g. Dartmouth Basic, before it became Visial


Pascal compilers are also pretty straightforward, especially
if you compile to some kind of p-code


Java might be similar
--
mac the naf


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