META II a syntax-oriented compiler writing language

  title={META II a syntax-oriented compiler writing language},
  author={D. V. Schorre},
  • D. V. Schorre
  • Published 1964
  • Computer Science
  • META II is a compiler writing language which consists of syntax equations resembling Backus normal form and into which instructions to output assembly language commands are inserted. Compilers have been written in this language for VALGOL I and VALGOL II. The former is a simple algebraic language designed for the purpose of illustrating META II. The latter contains a fairly large subset of ALGOL 60. The method of writing compilers which is given in detail in the paper may be explained briefly… CONTINUE READING
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