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Re: A FrontEnd in C++?
Zack Weinberg <email@example.com> writes:
| > We already do. g++ and libstdc++ are perfectly good.
| Not starting from scratch you don't have g++ and libstdc++. Think
| about bootstrapping.
Certainly, but C++ used to have a front-end written in C++, called
CFront. We all know how such a thing can be made. I'm not convinced
that the additional work is higher than continuing to track and
implement things in C. I'm not at all advocating for rewritting the
compiler in C++, but I'm not convinced that the supposed intrinsic
complexity makes the current situation any better.