[Haskell-cafe] Compilers: Why do we need a core language?
ky3 at atamo.com
Tue Nov 20 18:20:07 CET 2012
> Is it impossible (very hard) to directly translate high-level language
into machine code?
There's a context to your question I don't understand, so let me ask:
Wouldn't it be easier to break a big step into smaller baby steps?
And if it's indeed easier why wouldn't you choose that route?
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM, <citb at lavabit.com> wrote:
> 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
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