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05/11/12 15:20
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#187336 - I hate throwing objects in the cogs, but...
Responding to: Per Westermark's previous message
At the very bottom of everything there must be a compiled code specific for the hardware somewhere as:

Wikipedia says said:

Interpretation cannot be used as the sole method of execution: even though an interpreter can itself be interpreted, a directly executed programme is needed somewhere at the bottom of the stack.


Which would mean that for every interpreter out there, the interpreter itself must have some connection to the platform. So, it is not like you can develop a brand new platform and expect to run interpreted applications without getting some support from the vendor of the interpreter. Am I wrong on this?

I had some experience with an in house interpreter long ago, but that was a university professor project. Since then I just do not like the feel for them, as I am not into website development.

List of 15 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Interreted Languages - revisited      Andy Neil      05/09/12 16:03      
   No Tools?      Neil Kurzman      05/09/12 18:25      
      Interpreted is always problematic for complex problems      Per Westermark      05/10/12 05:37      
      It's more than just syntax      Andy Neil      05/10/12 15:49      
         lint isn't really a syntax checker      Per Westermark      05/10/12 17:39      
            Yea That      Neil Kurzman      05/11/12 00:08      
            Static code analyser      Oliver Sedlacek      05/11/12 03:24      
      Exception handling      Oliver Sedlacek      05/11/12 03:26      
         exceptions are normally too little too late      Per Westermark      05/11/12 04:47      
   the issue with interpreted languages is ...      Erik Malund      05/11/12 08:58      
      interpreted languages are more than "throw away code"      Per Westermark      05/11/12 12:32      
         I hate throwing objects in the cogs, but...      Justin Fontes      05/11/12 15:20      
            Someone else responsible for compiling the interpreter      Per Westermark      05/11/12 17:53      
            But the same applies to compiled languages!      Andy Neil      05/12/12 04:27      
      Disagree      Andy Neil      05/11/12 13:29      

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