[plt-scheme] Languages and Tools

From: Matt Jadud (mcj4 at kent.ac.uk)
Date: Fri May 6 14:44:09 EDT 2005

It was too large.

Perhaps the question is moot anyway; the people I'd be talking to think 
things should be written in C "because it'll be fast." So, in the end, I 
probably couldn't win an argument about how to design/implement 
compilers with them--no matter how much ammunition or ideas I walked 
away from this list with.


Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> On May 6, 2005, at 1:54 PM, Matt Jadud wrote:
>> Question:
>> If you were writing a compiler today, what tools would you use?
> The question is too large. W/o constraints, the answer is obviously use 
> a language in which it is trivial to process trees (the most common form 
> of program representation) and verify whatever aspect of tree processing 
> you find critical for your application. 

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