Re: Generating a simple hand-coded like recursive descent parser

Walter Banks <walter@bytecraft.com>
19 Dec 2006 11:22:55 -0500

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From: Walter Banks <walter@bytecraft.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 19 Dec 2006 11:22:55 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-09-029 06-09-042 06-09-048 06-09-060 06-09-078 06-09-093 06-12-064 06-12-066 06-12-070
Keywords: code, comment

"Arthur J. O'Dwyer" wrote:


> whereas no human would ever write
>
> x * y;
>
> in its meaning of "multiply x and y, and then discard the result".


In the general case I would agree. As I read this message I was
writing a multibyte multiply routine for a 8 bit processor. This
routine uses the sideffects of the x*y; namely the 16 bit result that
is returned in a pair of registers which I go on to use.


w..
[Sounds like fun, but it also is most definitely not C. -John]


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