|Re: Java virtual machine as target language for C/C++ firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-05-08)|
|Re: Java virtual machine as target language for C/C++ email@example.com (Daniel C. Wang) (1996-05-27)|
|Re: Using C as an UNCOL firstname.lastname@example.org (Toon Moene) (1996-06-09)|
|Re: Using C as an UNCOL email@example.com (Dave Lloyd) (1996-06-13)|
|Re: Using C as an UNCOL firstname.lastname@example.org (Daniel C Wang) (1996-06-14)|
|Re: Using C as an UNCOL email@example.com.OZ.AU (1996-06-21)|
|Re: Using C as an UNCOL firstname.lastname@example.org (Darius Blasband) (1996-06-21)|
|From:||Daniel C Wang <email@example.com>|
|Date:||14 Jun 1996 16:11:46 -0400|
|Organization:||Senior, Math/Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA|
|References:||96-05-061 96-05-163 96-06-044 96-06-054|
Dave Lloyd <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> In summary, C is sufficient as an intermediate, but it is too poor for
> high-performance compilers of larger languages.
There are lots of langauges that don't need high-performance compilers and
rather be portable. I'm personally of the opinion that for that large subset
of langauges an UNCOL that has some of the same properties that makes C good
for such a job with fixes for things that make C a pain is only a matter of
engineering. So I'm puzzled why someone hasn't done it yet. Has ANDF and
other failed attempts left such a bad taste in everyone's mouth?
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