|OO compiler design ? email@example.com (J-C Le Mentec) (1997-01-16)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-01-17)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? R.E.Jones@ukc.ac.uk (1997-01-21)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? email@example.com (1997-01-22)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? firstname.lastname@example.org (Alexander Krotoff) (1997-01-22)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? email@example.com (1997-01-25)|
|Book prices for "Object-Oriented Compiler Design" firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-01-25)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? email@example.com (Trond Ronde) (1997-01-29)|
|Re: OO compiler design ? SCHMIDTG@iccgcc.cle.ab.com (1997-02-02)|
|[3 later articles]|
|From:||R.E.Jones@ukc.ac.uk (Richard Jones)|
|Date:||21 Jan 1997 23:29:28 -0500|
|Organization:||University of Kent at Canterbury, UK.|
|Keywords:||OOP, books, comment|
Daniel Dittmar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>There is a book named "Object-Oriented Compiler Construction" by Jim
>Holmes (Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-630740-X). It describes a compiler
>built in C++.
I have read this book and have had a student do a project using some
of the techniques it contains. As far as it goes -- and its focus is
as much on OO techniques as on compiler construction -- I though it
was pretty good. However I missed more thorough treatment of
code-generation, and especially optimisation, or run-time issues.
The code for the book is also available from ftp.bethel.edu/pub/epc.
The price in the UK is UKP 26 so $68 sounds excessive.
[I checked, the P-H web site says that US list is $71.00! Guess it's time
for a litle trans-pond arbitrage. -John]
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