[Oberon] Interfacing with Foreign Systems (was: Negative integer literals in Oberon)

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 20:20:25 CEST 2020

On Thu, 30 Apr 2020 at 00:37, Jan de Kruyf <jan.de.kruyf at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oberon is a niche language sitting somewhere in an obscure corner. I maintain that one of the causes is
> that there is no compiler like gcc that has an oberon front end but that could have many different back ends.

I agree.

> If we would stick our heads together and see if an Oberon frontend to gcc is manageable then
> Oberon becomes a useful tool for many embedded controllers since there are already many back-ends.

I agree again.

Not via translation to C or something, but direct compilation from
Oberon to anything GCC can output.

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