|looking for QuickBASIC decompiler DeJay@winthrop.slic.com (Michal & Mary Jane Rumsey) (1995-12-17)|
|Re: looking for QuickBASIC decompiler firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-12-18)|
|Re: looking for QuickBASIC decompiler email@example.com (Scott Nicol) (1995-12-19)|
|Re: looking for QuickBASIC decompiler firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-12-22)|
|From:||email@example.com (Thomas G. McWilliams)|
|Date:||22 Dec 1995 00:16:36 -0500|
|Organization:||Jot-Em Down Store and Library|
Scott Nicol (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: You might not need an x86 decompiler to decompile QuickBASIC. A "trick"
: often used to compile "interpreted" languages is to create an executable
: that consists of:
: - the runtime portion of the interpreter
: - an internal representation of the source code
: - a loader that reads in the internal represenation and
: fires up the runtime
It is my understanding that MS QuickBASIC was built over a Forth
engine. Maybe some Forth gurus could suggest ways to unthread it.
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