[Edinburgh-pm] Thursday!

Miles Gould miles at assyrian.org.uk
Wed Jun 27 01:56:21 PDT 2012

On 26/06/12 23:36, Edwin Brady wrote:

>> PS I've read various people on the Internet claiming that writing a
>> compiler is barely harder than writing an interpreter. These people
>> are, quite categorically, full of shit.
> My experience has been that you can make it barely harder than
> writing an interpreter as long as you already know how to write a
> compiler and have most of a compiler already handy. So, yes, I
> agree, but I'm willing to rant more on the topic in the pub if you
> and I both make it :).

Writing one from scratch, on the other hand... :-)


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