[fpc-pascal] Build in a C compiler

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Apr 20 14:42:14 CEST 2016

Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
>>> Pascal and C are close related.
>> No. Pascal and ALGOL are closely related, C and ALGOL are closely 
>> related. Pascal and C are not so closely related.
> Did ALGOL standarize the preprocessor? The high reliance on preprocessor is
> often a hinderance in automated C conversion.

Burroughs ALGOL (-60 implied) had include and define as part of the 
language. I think they were later moved into a preprocessor to make it 
possible to implement them on smaller computers.

Sorry, having a bad day so rushed.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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