Re: [dev] New Suckless computer language?

From: Menche <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:27:51 -0700

On Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:46:50 +0200
Daniel V <> wrote:

> Hi!
> Is there any interest in a small new computer language?
> A few years back I found a new way to make computer languages.
> To prove my point, I made 2 compilers for the language. One in
> javascript, with a complete development environment in less than 1000
> SLOC, with realtime compiling, that compiled to 6502 machine code. But
> that was just a test to check that it works, as commodore c64
> programs, probably isn't that interesting to most people.
> Recently I made a new compiler in C code, that can be used together
> with a commando prompt (REPL), and a VM for 32bit code, in less than
> 1000 SLOC all together.
> The Language is made to compile fast and easy. It probably compiles
> faster than it probably takes to start most VM:s. The most time spent
> in the compiler, is probably to read the source file, as the compiling
> stage is almost as fast as normal interpreting in a VM.
> If there is interest in it, I liked the suckless community to know
> about it first. I'm not to sure what to make with this language, so it
> don't have any web-page or anything like that yet.
> The compiler and language, is super fast to build upon or change, as
> it's so small. It was originally created because I needed to make
> custom compilers for my new ISA (instruction set architecture)
> research, for making new processors. And I got tired of writing test
> programs, by hand coding machine code.
> Is there any need for a new language, or is C good enough?
> // Daniel V.

Code or it didn't happen.

I'm beginning to believe it didn't happen.

Menche <>
Received on Sat Jul 23 2016 - 03:27:51 CEST

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