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reply Manfred Nowak <svv1999 hotmail.com> writes:
http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/

-manfred
May 08 2007
next sibling parent reply Bill Baxter <dnewsgroup billbaxter.com> writes:
Manfred Nowak wrote:
 http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/
 

So is it feasible to hook up DMD's front end to this? If not what's the problem? --bb
May 08 2007
next sibling parent Dejan Lekic <dejan.lekic gmail.com> writes:
I was wandering the same.
May 08 2007
prev sibling next sibling parent reply Sean Kelly <sean f4.ca> writes:
Bill Baxter wrote:
 Manfred Nowak wrote:
 http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/

So is it feasible to hook up DMD's front end to this? If not what's the problem?

I'm sure it is. Was going to try it myself, but I haven't had the time. Sean
May 08 2007
parent reply Bill Baxter <dnewsgroup billbaxter.com> writes:
Sean Kelly wrote:
 Bill Baxter wrote:
 Manfred Nowak wrote:
 http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/

So is it feasible to hook up DMD's front end to this? If not what's the problem?

I'm sure it is. Was going to try it myself, but I haven't had the time. Sean

This is Microsoft we're talking about though. What's the catch? Is it 'free-but-you-have-to-EULA-away-rights-to-your-firstborn' or something? --bb
May 08 2007
parent Pragma <ericanderton yahoo.removeme.com> writes:
Bill Baxter wrote:
 Sean Kelly wrote:
 Bill Baxter wrote:
 Manfred Nowak wrote:
 http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/

So is it feasible to hook up DMD's front end to this? If not what's the problem?

I'm sure it is. Was going to try it myself, but I haven't had the time. Sean

This is Microsoft we're talking about though. What's the catch? Is it 'free-but-you-have-to-EULA-away-rights-to-your-firstborn' or something? --bb

I was thinking the same thing. You need to sign up to download the SDK, so I declined to look into it. -- - EricAnderton at yahoo
May 09 2007
prev sibling next sibling parent Manfred Nowak <svv1999 hotmail.com> writes:
Bill Baxter wrote

 So is it feasible to hook up DMD's front end to this?  If not
 what's the problem?

Just wondered that I haven't seen any posting on this. -manfred
May 08 2007
prev sibling parent Marcio <mqmnews123 sglebs.com> writes:
Bill Baxter wrote:
 Manfred Nowak wrote:
 http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/

So is it feasible to hook up DMD's front end to this? If not what's the problem?

Related: http://www.cs.nyu.edu/leunga/www/MLRISC/Doc/html/ http://www.cs.virginia.edu/zephyr/vpo/ marcio
May 09 2007
prev sibling parent reply Alix Pexton <_a_l_i_x_._p_e_x_t_o_n_ _g_m_a_i_l_._c_o_m_> writes:
Manfred Nowak wrote:
 http://research.microsoft.com/Phoenix/
 
 -manfred

I'm not a liscence expert, but from my reading of the liscence for the RDK, it seems that it is for research only. If I'm understanding it right, that means that a compiler that is build or derived from the materials in the RDK cannot be distributed. OT: the installation balked on me, without giving a reason :( typical MS! A...
May 09 2007
parent reply Manfred Nowak <svv1999 hotmail.com> writes:
Alix Pexton wrote

 it is for research only.

 cannot be distributed. 

distribution for the executables generated by the generated compiler and no prohibition to use the generated compiler after the license for the compiler generator phoenix expired.
 OT: the installation balked on me, without giving a reason :(
 typical MS! 

-manfred
May 09 2007
parent Alix Pexton <_a_l_i_x_._p_e_x_t_o_n_ _g_m_a_i_l_._c_o_m_> writes:
Manfred Nowak wrote:
 OT: the installation balked on me, without giving a reason :(
 typical MS! 


And what makes you think that it isn't? whatever it is that is stopping it from installing, its not that :( A...
May 10 2007