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Re: Corel's apt frontend

On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 10:15:29AM -0500, Jeff Teunissen wrote:
> I haven't seen RMS claim that Emacs, using gcc as a backend to compile
> code, is a derivative work of gcc. Nor has he taken issue with NeXT
> Project Builder calling gcc to compile code, or any of the other
> development environments' (many of which could not exist without
> gcc) usage of gcc to do what gcc was designed for in their normal
> operation.

Yup, he's restricted himself to those cases where a language is
implemented which doesn't generate a language gcc can already handle
(C, ..) as the intermediate step to calling gcc.


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