|'Compiler Construction' by Niklaus Wirth email@example.com (Jack Rasnick) (1996-10-30)|
|Re: 'Compiler Construction' by Niklaus Wirth firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-11-01)|
|Re: 'Compiler Construction' by Niklaus Wirth email@example.com (1996-11-12)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (ozan s. yigit)|
|Date:||12 Nov 1996 22:00:10 -0500|
|Organization:||The Electric Skillet|
I understand that Nikalus Wirth has a new book out titled 'Compiler
Construction' that includes a PC platform compiler. I have a couple of
Has anyone in the US seen or received this book yet? Also, does the
compiler generate DOS or Win95 executables?
We have the book in Canada. I peeked at it quickly: It describes a
subset of Oberon, with the type of pragmatic detail as you may expect
from Wirth. I would recommend it for undergrad students especially, or
anyone who would like to get into writing small recursive-descent
compilers with the least amount of seasickness. A bigger compiler is
described in the Oberon book itself, but not with this detail. I do
not think it generates dos executables.
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