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Re: GCC in C++ branch created


> I have to confess to this nagging temptation to rewrite the gfortran
> frontend in F95.... :)

> Paul

There is something intrinsically appealing about writing a compiler in it's own language.  The ada
folks seem to have pulled this off; at the cost of adding a lot of restrictions on bootstrapping.

On a higher level, it is a test of the expressiveness and depth of the language to be used to
implement itself...is F95 up to the job.  ( i think, yes).

Just random mutterings...Paul, i think it would be a cool thing to do; but a lot of effort..well
worth some day-dreaming on, however.



--bud
  


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