|Translation between high level languages Mikal.Ziane@lip6.fr (Mikal Ziane) (1997-11-29)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages email@example.com (1997-11-30)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages firstname.lastname@example.org (Henry Spencer) (1997-11-30)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages email@example.com (1997-11-30)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages firstname.lastname@example.org (J.Lampe) (1997-12-02)|
|Re: Translation between high level languages email@example.com (1997-12-14)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Zvi Lamm)|
|Date:||14 Dec 1997 22:38:44 -0500|
|Organization:||Hebrew University, Jeruslem, Israel|
Our moderator wrote:
>>[The issues in translating to a high level language aren't all that different
>>from translating to assembler, except that people care a lot more about the
>>appearance and structure of the output code...
Henry Spencer (email@example.com) wrote:
:>Full and proper translation, with maintainable output, is a very hard
:>problem; I'm told that existing tools aimed at doing this typically
:>are interactive and rely heavily on human assistance.
Maybe the place to look for information about translating to readable
HLL, is YEAR-2000 transformation tools. Some of these attempt to
translate from old, unsupported assmebler to high-level langauge code.
If I remember correctly SAPIENS (an Israeli company) has some tools
for this (something called falcon, if I remember correclty). I also
recall a company called SML - from the UK. I also heard of a tool
called Fermat, but don't have any clues about who makes it.
Hope you find this strange idea useful.
Ehud Lamm firstname.lastname@example.org
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