|Translation between high level languages Mikal.Ziane@lip6.fr (Mikal Ziane) (1997-11-29)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-11-30)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages email@example.com (Henry Spencer) (1997-11-30)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-11-30)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages email@example.com (J.Lampe) (1997-12-02)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-12-14)|
|From:||email@example.com (David Weller)|
|Date:||30 Nov 1997 22:56:06 -0500|
|Organization:||Express Access Online Communications, Greenbelt, MD USA|
Mikal Ziane <Mikal.Ziane@lip6.fr> wrote:
>Don't know if this is the proper group but I haven't found a better one.
>I am looking for references on translating between high-level
>languages (rather than compiling to an assembly language or a
>low level virtual machine).
I'd be interested in this also, so please reply to this newsgroup (or
cc my e-mail address). I've not found many references.
My experiences so far have been somewhat enlightening though...I'm
using ANTLR (http://www.magelang.com/antlr) to do some very crude
source-to-source translations. Mostly from C/C++ into something less
The AST walker facilities of ANTLR are very nice, and lend themselves
well to such approaches.
>The ideal would be attempts to describe the semantics of
>some class of languages and using it to translate between
>languages of this class.
Yikes! As John said, you're better off avoiding that one.
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