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Re: INP ("imcc's not parrot") (was: Re: imcc hack for perl6 regexes)

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Leopold Toetsch
August 22, 2002 02:08
Re: INP ("imcc's not parrot") (was: Re: imcc hack for perl6 regexes)
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'John Porter' wrote:

> Brent Dax wrote:

> No; but statements like "imcc MUST provide access to ALL of parrot's
> (still very dynamic) feature set" and discussions of imcc syntax
> naturally lead to questions of imcc's role in the parrot project.
> E.g. "will the perl6 compiler target imcc?"

The perl6 compiler currently does target imcc. What the final compiler 
will look like - how knows.

> While imcc is cool and worthy, it probably oughtn't be discussed on
> this list untless/until it is a "blessed" member of the parrot suite.

imcc is a very useful shortcut for writing a HLL. As long a perl6 is 
using it, discussion should be here (or in a new HL list, but low 
traffic frequency doesn't make it worth the effort, IMHO)


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