Gulp

Michael Fogeborg <>
Thu Mar 3 10:29:01 CET 2005


At 03:47 2005-03-03, David Hopwood wrote:
>Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB) wrote:
>>   OMG anyone?
>>   Some quotes from the amazing Meta-Object Facility Specification 
>> available at
>>   http://www.omg.org/docs/formal/02-04-03.pdf
>
>Here's an analogy that may help to explain why this is silly:
>
>   "We've designed a language X for writing compilers. What language
>    should we implement the compiler for X in? I know -- let's design
>    another language Y specifically to do that. It will have a 358-page
>    spec, but won't be expressive enough to do anything useful other than
>    write a compiler for X."
>--
>David Hopwood <>

On the first course at Uppsala Uni' we had to implement Lisp in Lisp. ( Fun! )
It took one page with comments...  not very advanced since it only took one 
page I guess.
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