[erlang-questions] ANN: ActionScript (ECMAScript 4) to Erlang compiler

Roberto Saccon <>
Thu Oct 18 07:55:13 CEST 2007


yeah, but in my case I really want it to compile so it runs on the Erlang VM
(I have a use case where I need to do AST transformations and another where
I receive a ready-to-compile AST)

On 10/18/07, Anthony Shipman <> wrote:
>
> On Thursday 18 October 2007 08:50, Joel Reymont wrote:
> > Folks,
> >
> > Roberto Saccon and I agreed to collaborate on the ActionScript
> > (ECMAScript 4) to Erlang compiler. We will start with the partial
> > yecc grammar that Denis Loutrein put together.
> >
> > The project is open source and hosted at http://code.google.com/p/
> > jserl/.
> >
> > My personal goal is to deliver a working compiler within a couple of
> > months since the compiler is part of a bigger project for me.
> >
> > We do need a better name than jserl, though, so how about suggesting
> > something warm and fuzzy? How about the Panda Project?
>
> I've thought of using the SpiderMonkey javascript interpreter as a part of
> an
> Erlang system. The interpreter could be put into a C node and communicate
> with the rest of the system via messages.
>
> This might be less trouble if you just need an extension language.
>
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