Design Considerations of GIMPLE Front End

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Tue May 18 14:52:00 GMT 2010


On 05/18/2010 04:05 PM, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 18/05/2010 15:17, Steven Bosscher wrote:
> 
>> IMHO, ideally we would have a syntax that is human readable and human
>> writable. S-expressions are not as easy to read for me as something
>> that resembles C.
> 
>   I'd like it that way too, but I acknowledge that it would be more work and
> it's not me who'd have to do that extra work...

Well, it can always be changed later, but there's a lot to be said for
not spending time now writing a parser, and getting on with the project.
It's a matter of taste anyway.

Andrew.



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