|Re: Oberon <--> Java translators firstname.lastname@example.org (Ivan Kellenberger) (1996-12-27)|
|From:||Ivan Kellenberger <email@example.com>|
|Date:||27 Dec 1996 23:26:14 -0500|
|Organization:||The Dungeons at TIK|
Brent Rowland wrote:
.> Has anyone written an Oberon-to-Java or a Java-to-Oberon translator?
.> I prefer the Oberon syntax, and at first glance there seem to be
.> a lot of similarities. How hard would such a beast be?
The major problem seems that oberon isn't fully object oriented. so
you have to deal with quite a lot of classfiles; one for each type,
record, ... you define in oberon.
.> Also, I vaguely remember hearing some talk about a compiler from
.> Oberon to Java byte code. I don't know if it was only proposed,
.> or if someone actually tried it.
I'm trying to build up an oberon2java compiler at the moment as a
diploma thesis. It should be running by March.
I would be pleased, if everyone who has experiences in this topic
shares them with me.
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