|Basic to C ? email@example.com (Matthew Forest Allen) (1991-12-04)|
|Re: Basic to C ? firstname.lastname@example.org (1991-12-05)|
|From:||email@example.com (Barton Christopher Massey)|
|Keywords:||Basic, C, translator|
|Organization:||CIS Dept., University of Oregon|
|Date:||Thu, 5 Dec 1991 22:58:07 GMT|
In article 91-12-017 Matthew Forest Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Is there any sort of compiler out there that can take Basic and
> translate it into C ?
Check out the DDS-BASIC translator to C by Diomidis Spinellis, and its
companion interpreter. It's written in a byte-code language implemented
in C, so it should be easy to maintain :-).
The DDS-BASIC to C compiler is available as the program "dds" in the 1991
Obfuscated C Code Contest winners, and the interpreter is available in the
1990 winners. Both are ftp'able from uunet.
Sorry, couldn't resist :-). Actually, this is the only publicly available
BASIC->C translator I'm aware of...
[Previous queries have reported only a commercial package that runs on
Vaxes and translates Nixdorf's version of Basic. -John]
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