Compilers in functional languages (Si Dobson)
Thu, 27 May 1993 14:11:22 GMT

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From: (Si Dobson)
Keywords: functional, tools, question
Organization: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Informatics Department, U.K.
Date: Thu, 27 May 1993 14:11:22 GMT

I've recently developed an interest in writing compilers using functional
langauges. By which I mean the *compiler* is written in a functional
language; it may be compiling something completely different. The
experiences I've had so far (Occam, using a compiler written in ML) make
me want to pursue this avenue a bit further.

What is the scope of the literature on this topic? If anyone's got any
good references, I'd appreciate having them. E-mail me and I'll

Thanks in advance,

-- Si

Dr Simon A. Dobson

Informatics Department
SERC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0QX, UK.

(+44 235) 445478

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