[Mono-list] BASIC, Compilers and Salutations
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 05:52:35 -0500
You've pushed me to look at CodeDOM. Thank you. From the brief look, I agree
it forms the methods for encoding rich parsetrees and traversing. Looks like
it could be used to form the implementation details of an Open Compiler.
Although I doubt that was the original design goal. The importance is that
it provides a standardized and documentated way of implementing the
>Mark Lord wrote:
>b) On the subject of "a novel approach to compilers", I think it was
>titled, am I wrong in thinking that System.CodeDom provides a rich abstract
>syntax tree which could be the input to a common IL generator? Looking
>through the .NET documentation from Visual Studio.NET Beta 2, Microsoft
>provides an ICodeCompiler implementation for C# and for VB.NET, which can
>produce code from a CodeDom. Is this not very close to the novel approach?
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