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[OT] Re: Translation for extension is a bad idea
Michael Vanier <email@example.com> writes:
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Carl R. Witty)
> > There are several systems which compile to C as a "portable assembly
> > language", but they use C as a very low-level language (for instance,
> > the cases I'm aware of subvert all of C's typechecking). There's
> > actually a promising effort underway to create a new "portable
> > assembly language" language, C--.
> Exceot that one of the principle players (Simon Peyton-Jones) now works for
> Microsoft, which makes me less optimistic as to the "portable" part of
> "portable assembly language".
don't confuse Microsoft with Microsoft Research -- these people are
usually OK, strangely.
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