[Oberon] Interfacing with Foreign Systems

Chris Burrows chris at cfbsoftware.com
Thu Apr 30 03:31:53 CEST 2020

The same spirit perhaps but as always the devil is in the detail. Jan was
specifically suggesting 'see if an Oberon frontend to gcc is manageable'. 

I did have a look at the page you referenced but the warning at the top says
it all:

"Note: The information on this page is very out of date. I have not found
the time to update it in a meaningful way."

Chris Burrows
CFB Software

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Oberon [mailto:oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of
> Skulski, Wojciech
> Sent: Thursday, 30 April 2020 9:20 AM
> To: ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] Interfacing with Foreign Systems
> Chris:
>   how about OOC and OO2C? Are they not in the same spirit?
> http://ooc.sourceforge.net/index.html
> Thnx,
> Wojtek
> ________________________________________
> From: Oberon [oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch] on behalf of Chris
> Burrows [chris at cfbsoftware.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:24 PM
> To: 'ETH Oberon and related systems'
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] Interfacing with Foreign Systems
> Before even thinking about embarking on a major project like that I would
> recommend spending a few months experimenting with GNU Modula-2 (a
> frontend to GCC) to get an idea of the effort involved in such an
> exercise and to gain some hands-on experience of how useful the end-
> product might be.
> http://nongnu.org/gm2/download.html
> This work has been actively maintained by Gaius Mulley at the University
> of Glamorgan for many years now. The Modula-2 mailing list archives are
> evidence of this:
> https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gm2/
> He has published some related papers on his website. e.g. "A report on
> the progress of GNU Modula-2 and its potential integration into GCC"
> http://floppsie.comp.glam.ac.uk/
> Regards,
> Chris Burrows
> CFB Software
> https://www.astrobe.com
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