Re: Making my first compiler

Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
3 Dec 2006 21:31:24 -0500

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From: Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 3 Dec 2006 21:31:24 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-09-087 06-11-097 06-11-102 06-11-112 06-11-119 06-11-129 06-12-005 06-12-017
Keywords: design

Matthias Blume wrote:


> I am confused about what you are trying to say. Is your list of
> features talking about the language that is being compiled or about
> the language that the compiler is written in?


I hoped it were obvious, that the limitations apply to the
implementation language of the compiler.


> My point was that the language being compiled can be pretty much
> anything and does not really affect the choice of language that the
> compiler is written in.


ACK. I don't know about criteria that could make a language
uncompilable, though some languages profit from compilation more than
others.


DoDi



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