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Whetstone Algol Revisited, or Confessions of a Compiler Writer

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Brian RandellORCiD



A complete and detailed account of the Whetstone KDF9 Algol Compiler has been given in the book 'Algol 60 Implementation'. The present paper uses the wisdom born of hindsight in an attempt at a critical re-appraisal of the Whetstone Compiler and the implementation techniques which are used in it.

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Author(s): Randell B

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: APIC Bulletin

Year: 1964

Issue: 21

Date deposited: 11/02/2011

Publisher: Automatic Programming Information Centre, College of Technology, Brighton