Has anyone implemented BASIC in Python?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Mon Aug 23 04:57:38 CEST 2004

Leif K-Brooks wrote:

> Has anyone ever tried implementing a simple unstructured BASIC dialect
> in Python? I'm getting interested in language implementation, and
> looking at a reasonably simple example like that could be pretty
> interesting.

On a whim, I implemented a Python BASIC interpreter which supported all
statements in primitive BASIC, but got bored before I implemented all
the standard operators in expressions.

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