|MS Pascal 4 and conversion email@example.com (Erik Funkenbusch) (1996-10-20)|
|Re: MS Pascal 4 and conversion firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-10-24)|
|From:||"Erik Funkenbusch" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||20 Oct 1996 16:40:26 -0400|
|Keywords:||Pascal, translator, question|
I'm attempting to write a crude translator that will translate from MS
Pascal 4 (an ancient and quite dead dialect) to something a little more
modern. Since i'm more familiar with C/C++ than pascal, i'm attempting to
convert it to that.
I know there are Pascal to C converters out there (though I haven't found
any), but I also know these converters do not work with the old MS High
Pascal dialect. I'm wondering if anyone has any source to a converter(even
if it's for Turbo Pascal, or Wirthian Pascal it's a place to start from),
MS Pascal 4 grammar for flex, or has some ideas to help me along.
I realize that there are certain language differences that are
non-convertable (or at least not easily convertable) such as sets and
file/screen/memory oriented code, but I can do that by hand if i can
generate an exception report on them.
Just for reference, I have a large quantity of very poorly written MS
Pascal 4 code that I need to bring into the 21st century...
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