[FoRK] Re: l.py --- musing about lisp implementations
<jbone at place.org> on
Fri Feb 22 23:29:46 PST 2008
On Feb 23, 2008, at 2:16 AM, Jeff Bone wrote:
> I called this "polyglot" and intended it to be the foundation of a
> "language lab" (if only for my own use) for experimenting with
> different programming language concepts. Kamin's interpreters were
> originally presented in this book  and span the gamut from
> minimal implementations of Lisp and Scheme to APL, Prolog, SASL,
> Smalltalk, and so on... with the "minor" difference that they're all
> presented as being faithful if minimal implementations of the
> respective language semantics, but with s-expression syntax. This
> is an okay thing, as the intent is pedagogical rather than production.
Out of print, good luck. On the whole, IMHO, the best general
programming-languages survey-course undergrad book out there.
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