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RE: Algol Front End
- From: "Scott Robert Ladd" <scott at coyotegulch dot com>
- To: <gcc at gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 20:23:37 -0400
- Subject: RE: Algol Front End
A Fortran 95 project already exists, although it seems a bit moribund at the
As for other languages, I would be most interested in Modula-2, given that I
used that language extensively back in the 1980s. I know it had some
popularity in certain circles, especially in Europe.
PL/I continues to have its adherents; some guy has reimplemented some of the
C++ and Fortran code on my web site in PL/I. I know it was popular in
certain government and Russian sectors.
COBOL is... well, COBOL. ;) I made lots of money in COBOL way back when... I
don't know if anyone is really hot for a free compiler in a Unix
Scott Robert Ladd
Coyote Gulch Productions
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Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 19:54
Subject: Algol Front End
I am interested in doing a front end project for one of the following
languages list on your project page.
Algol 60, Algol 68, PL/I, Cobol, Fortran 90, Delphi, Modula 2, Modula 3,
I am leaning toward Algol 60 and/or 68, but I will not start before I hear
from you. If you can help me find a "definitive" reference on either Algol
version, I can start.
I can also work on documentation similar to the "TOY language" front-end
Please let me know if this is worth while for you.