Interesting coding idea

Jack Klein jackklein at spamcop.net
Sat Oct 23 23:48:31 CEST 2004


On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 18:54:55 -0300, "Bruno R. Dias"
<bruno at octantis.com.br> wrote in comp.lang.c:

> Perhaps it would be interesting to program a virtual machine simulating 
> an ancient computer (such as the pdp-7). Then, it would be rather 
> interesting to code for it (porting gcc to it maybe?). I think it would 
> be fun to play with the long-forgotten art of coding in machine language.
> 
> And what about a fictional computer, such as one that works on an 
> entirely different way (such as a non-binary computer)?
> 
> It wouldn't be very useful, but it wouold be a very fun and very 
> interesting thing to hack on.

And what exactly does this have to do with the C language?  I suspect
it is equally off-topic in comp.lang.python.

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