In article <29577979-9E2C-4C38-A7D6-14670ADE42D9 / gmail.com>,
 Martin Coxall <pseudo.meta / gmail.com> wrote:
> The K&R C specification is tiny. I wouldn't want to write a parser  
> for a language spec of the magnitude of C++ or Perl 6 in C.
> 
> Others would though, and those people are bonkers.

I've heard rumors of a Fortran compiler written in troff macros.  Now 
*that* is bonkers...

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--Tim Smith