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Re: Perl 5 interpreter

by syphilis (Chancellor)
on Jan 12, 2011 at 08:19 UTC ( #881835=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl 5 interpreter

While I understand it might have been done to hide the underlying implementation...

I've seen it claimed that the real aim was to write an interpreter using *only* C macros.
(The attempt failed ... but not by much ;-)

Cheers,
Rob

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