|Ganapathi's code generation compilers@ima.UUCP (1986-01-07)|
|Re: Ganapathi's code generation compilers@ima.UUCP (1986-01-08)|
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|Date:||8 Jan 86 16:32:00 GMT|
|Posted:||Wed Jan 8 11:32:00 1986|
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Organization: Univ of Utah CS Dept
Denotational semantics is easy and natural for Lisp hackers, since it's
all objects and functions. A corollary is that it gets hairy for Lisp
when one starts doing destructive ops and nonlocal jumps, so formal
definitions of Common Lisp are hard to find... Stoy's book is a good
one, although some dislike it because it's not sufficiently precise...
Can anyone refute my gut feeling that attribute grammars are a kludge?
I've never found a really solid justification for their existence...
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