[Oberon] What is the status of Lola-2 and its use in the FPGA version ofProject Oberon?
chris at cfbsoftware.com
Fri Mar 15 04:31:34 CET 2019
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> From: Oberon [mailto:oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of
> Skulski, Wojciech
> Sent: Friday, 15 March 2019 1:43 PM
> To: ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] What is the status of Lola-2 and its use in the
> FPGA version ofProject Oberon?
> > But PO FPGA seems to be implemented in Verilog instead...
> > independently developed...and more current.
> I am constantly surprised that PO was implemented in C-like Verilog
> rather than Pascal-like VHDL.
I'm only guessing / speculating but:
1. Easier to compile to a lower-level language?
e.g. other transpilers are:
Oberon to C
C to assembler
2. Not so much to be gained translating from one language to another that is
very similar? i.e. There is less need to try to make VHDL more palatable.
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