Program, Application, and Software
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Nov 19 03:54:42 CET 2010
On 11/18/2010 9:05 PM, Mark Wooding wrote:
>> Maybe, once upon a time, there was a meaningful distinction to be made
>> between purely interpreted languages and purely compiled languages.
> No, there never was; only between interpreting and compiling
Right. I remember using a C *interpreter* about 25 years ago on Unix.
And on Windows, as I remember, the Borland TurboC system let one
compile, link, and run with one command.
A language is just a language, not an implementation.
Terry Jan Reedy
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