Re: Modula II

"Pat Terry" <>
26 Feb 1996 10:39:01 -0500

          From comp.compilers

Related articles
Possible to write compiler to Java VM? (I volunteer to summarize) (Peter Seibel) (1996-01-17)
Re: Languages: The Bigger the Uglier (Pat Terry) (1996-02-20)
Modula II (Darius Blasband) (1996-02-23)
Re: Languages: The Bigger the Uglier (1996-02-23)
Re: Modula II (Pat Terry) (1996-02-26)
| List of all articles for this month |

From: "Pat Terry" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 26 Feb 1996 10:39:01 -0500
Organization: Rhodes University
References: 96-01-037 96-02-237 96-02-288
Keywords: modula, standards, design

> [I don't suppose that anyone in the Modula-2 committee took the failure of
> the VDM effort as an indication that the language was too big? -John]

My point is not that Modula-2 _was_ too big. The standardisation effort gave
us a language that _is_ much bigger. The original Modula-2 was pretty

Pat Terry, Computer Science, Rhodes University, GRAHAMSTOWN 6140, RSA or or
Voice +27-461-318291 or +27-461-318292 FAX +27-461-25049

Post a followup to this message

Return to the comp.compilers page.
Search the comp.compilers archives again.