[Israel.pm] Language evolution

Oron Peled oron at actcom.co.il
Wed Jan 9 11:56:01 PST 2008


On Wednesday, 9 בJanuary 2008, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> I don't know if the Pascal compiler was written in C or Pascal,

IIRC, the pascal compiler (pc) was not only written in C, but
actually compiled Pascal to C (which was then compile to object
code by the C compiler).


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