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I wrote lexer/parser for the new language. The idea is to create a high level language with assembly-like philosophy (pointers and goto, not variables and "structural programming"). My approach is exactly opposite to HLA.
In his "A Case against the GO TO Statement" Edsger W.Dijkstra wrote: "our intellectual powers are rather geared to master static relations and that our powers to visualize processes evolving in time are relatively poorly developed." I'd say, people of that kind don't like Assembler, but there are others, who think differently and love asm.
Anyways, I'm trying to find the best solution for the code generation (in FASM). Your suggestions would be appreciated.
I'm thinking about parser/lexer creating not the tree of data structures, but program code, which then get compiled into code generator specific to the source program (much simpler and may be even faster). Have you heard anybody did it like that?
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