Re: GCC M3 frontend
Mike Goldman wrote:
> My apologies for replying to such an old series of messages, but I just
> discovered it now when browsing through the debian-legal archives.
> As maintainer of the Polytechnique Modula-3 (PM3) port for Debian, this has
> serious implications for me. But more importantly, it has serious implications
> for every implementation of Modula-3 that I am aware of, each and every single
> one of which are apparently based on the original DEC SRC implementation.
Browsing the Modula-3 Resource page at http://www.m3.org/
>From the Modula-3 FAQ:
What implementations are available, how do they compare?
All implementations are based on DEC SRC Modula-3. Critical Mass offers an improved
version with commercial support. It features incremental garbage collection on NT,
and a few additional packages like ODBC database access. Ecole Polytechnique de
Montréal has an updated distribution. It features integrated documentation, weekly
updates, pre-compiled binaries for several platforms, and debugging support on NT.
Special versions have been developed for OS/2 and DOS and are available on the
>From the Critical Mass Modula-3 homepage:
We are pleased to announce the
availability of CM3, our cross-platform
compiler and runtime for Modula-3, as
a standalone product. CM3 is the core of
Reactor, Critical Mass's complete
environment for the development of
robust, cross-platform, client-server
and distributed applications on Windows
and Unix. If you don't need Reactor's
extensive libraries and advanced
features, then CM3 is for you.
For a limited time, a trial version of
CM3 is available for download. You will
have access to all CM3's functionality
for a period of 30 days. Register and
Download CM3, or contact us to order a
There may be a SERIOUS problem here, guys!