Programming D. E. Knuth in Python with the Deterministic Finite Automaton construct

Mon Mar 19 11:24:40 CET 2012

On 3/19/2012 6:02, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 02:02:23 +0100, Kiuhnm
> < at>  declaimed the following in
> gmane.comp.python.general:
>> Many ASM languages don't have structured control flow statements but
>> only jmps, which are roughly equivalent to gotos. A good decompiler will
>> need to analize the net of jmps and try to rewrite the code using
>> structured control flow statements.
>> The idea is to maximize readability, of course.
> 	Never met Sigma's Meta-Symbol<G>
> 	Okay, the machine level code was limited to basic condition/jump...
> But a master of Meta-Symbol (I wasn't such -- not in a trimester college
> course) could create macros that would make it structured.

You can do that in MASM (and others) as well.


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