|Compiling with Continuations/Andrew Appel email@example.com (1992-01-23)|
|Compiling with Continuations wand@corwin.CCS.Northeastern.EDU (1992-01-29)|
|Compiling with Continuations appel@Princeton.EDU (Andrew Appel) (1992-01-30)|
|Re: Compiling with Continuations firstname.lastname@example.org (1992-01-31)|
|Re: Compiling with continuations email@example.com (1992-02-02)|
|From:||Andrew Appel <appel@Princeton.EDU>|
|Keywords:||ML, storage, books|
|Date:||Thu, 30 Jan 92 09:43:52 -0500|
At this point I'd like to make two remarks:
"Compiling with Continuations" is not meant as a comprehensive undergraduate
textbook on compilers, as some people have correctly pointed out.
For example, I consider LR(1) parsing algorithms to be quite important
and useful, but they are quite adequately covered in the standard works
on compilers; therefore, I didn't cover parsing.
Standard ML of New Jersey has indeed been a hog in some ways; but we have
recently been applying the principles covered in Chapter 12 (Space Complexity)
of my book, and memory usage has gone down by a factor of two or three.
Expect an announcement of a new release on the sml mailing list shortly.
(To get on the sml mailing list, which covers topics of interest to users
of Standard ML, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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