[log in to unmask] quoted and then wrote:
>What I'd like to see is something that could convert the Common Lisp source
>or Perl 5 source into GNAT-compilable Ada95 in one pass. Entire open source
>communities could be suceptible to "Ada conversion" if such a tool existed.
Not knowing anything about the program or the language,
I don't understand why "1 pass" is important. Pascal
formerly could be processed with a 1 pass compiler,
but the more recent standards make that no longer the
case. Why does that matter to the user ?