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Re: Language Implementation Languages

>>>>> "Brent" == Brent Fulgham <brent.fulgham@xpsystems.com> writes:

>>     Is anyone using anything other than C and its heirs for 
>> their low level language implemenation work?
>>     It seems all to easy to introduce bugs in one's 
>> implmentation when using something as unsafe as C.

Brent> That's a very common first-goal with languages.  I can think
Brent> of several off the top of my head: [...]

Scheme 48 (http://www.s48.org/) is written almost entirely in Scheme.
The byte-code VM is written in a systems-programming dialect of Scheme
called PreScheme which compiles to C.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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