[TUHS] Algol68 vs. C at Bell Labs

Ori Idan ori at helicontech.co.il
Fri Jul 1 01:07:08 AEST 2016

On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 5:57 PM, Joerg Schilling <schily at schily.net> wrote:

> William Cheswick <ches at cheswick.com> wrote:
> > On the other hand, there was
> > no excuse for a Pascal compiler to be either large, buggy, or slow, even
> before Turbo Pascal.
> Large?
> The original Wirth pascal compiler source was 1800 lines of pascal code.

Pascal compiler written in Pascal? how can I compile the compiler it I
don't yet have a pascal compiler? :-)

Ori Idan
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