[Haskell-cafe] Compilers: Why do we need a core language?

José Lopes jose.lopes at ist.utl.pt
Tue Nov 20 13:01:25 CET 2012


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On 11/20/2012 12:54 PM, citb at lavabit.com wrote:
> Hello,
> I know nothing about compilers and interpreters. I checked several
> books, but none of them explained why we have to translate a
> high-level language into a small (core) language. Is it impossible
> (very hard) to directly translate high-level language into machine
> code?
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