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Re: INP ("imcc's not parrot")

'John Porter'
August 22, 2002 04:55
Re: INP ("imcc's not parrot")
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Dan Sugalski wrote:
> The intent ultimately 
> is that you hand an AST, and potentially some rules, to IMCC and it 
> creates bytecode for you from it.

That's different, then.  Then the whole issue of syntax goes away.
Unless the data interchange format is textual; but even then, you'd
want a syntax highly tuned for tree structures (and other things),
and the current syntax doesn't sound like it fits this criterion.

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