|translating C to Java language zahir@senan.Eng.Sun.COM (1996-12-01)|
|Re: translating C to Java language email@example.com (1996-12-03)|
|Re: translating C to Java language firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-12-07)|
|Re: translating C to Java language email@example.com (1996-12-15)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Derek M Jones)|
|Date:||3 Dec 1996 20:50:27 -0500|
|Organization:||Knowledge Software Ltd|
> Has any one looked at writing a semantic translator from a C language
> description to a functionally equivalent Java language description?
> The translation need not be entirely automatic, human interaction in
> the conversion cycle for corner cases might be okay with a proper
> environment assist.
> Has anyone done a similar translator from C to another object
> oriented language?
But C is not object oriented. I always see the job of translation
as maintaining the structure of the original code. So no object
oriented code in, no object oriented code out.
> Pointers to references or to earlier usenet threads on this topic
> will be appreciated.
Eight years ago we wrote a C to Pascal Translator. We also have a
design for C to Ada (www.knosof.co.uk/ctoa.html). Java
ought to be relatively easy in some way, but much harder in others.
Derek M Jones tel: +44 (0) 1252 520 667
Knowledge Software Ltd email: email@example.com
Applications Standards Conformance Testing http://www.knosof.co.uk
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