[Mono-list] Novel Proposal for Mono Compiler Implementations
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 01:15:36 GMT
On 7/11/01, 12:51:26 AM, "Bob Salita" <email@example.com> wrote regarding
[Mono-list] Novel Proposal for Mono Compiler Implementations:
> Instead, compilers should NOT emit IL, bytecodes, or even native code.
> should emit NOTHING.
Sorry, but I spilt my tea everywhere at the thought of a compiler that
emitted nothing but a sequence of NOP!
<bit about splitting compiler into parsetree and emitter snipped>
> I propose that Open Compiler Technology be the architecture of compilers
> used in Mono, furthermore we should demand this style of compiler
> architecture from all our compiler vendors. The benefits of an Open
> are unlike any that we have experienced.
I like this idea. Maybe it's slightly too radical, but the best ideas
are. Would you envisage that it would be faster to write a compiler
according to the 'parsetree + emitter' scheme as opposed to the
'monolith' scheme? It's worth further discussion.