On compiling. (Was a way off topic subject)
cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jun 23 13:44:21 CDT 2021
There are the languages that are otherwise nearly impossible to compile.
Consider SNOBOL4 (although there is a compiled version called SPITBOL,
but without several hard-to-implement features). One can construct
statements at run time and execute them. A bit unusual back then, but
not so much today.
In a way, I'm a bit surprised that no version of BASIC (in my
experience) ever implemented this.
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