Joshua N Pritikin wrote: > What if the lexer/parser was split out into a independent chunk of C > code which could be linked into programming productivity tools? Would > that satisfy your req? Well, that would be something. And if, as is proposed, the system is written in a HLL which gets compiled to C?, then those productivity tools which can use Perl (Scheme/ML/Tcl/...) directly can do that instead of linking C. Wow! -- John Porter Aus tiefem Traum bin ich erwacht.