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Date: 2008-10-10 (13:38)
From: Basile STARYNKEVITCH <basile@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] - Convert Caml to C/C++, C#, PHP, etc -
Kuba Ober wrote:
>>> Side note: is there an Ocaml bytecode-compiler written in Ocaml
>>> somewhere?
>> I'm pretty sure the vast majority of the standard Ocaml bytecode
>> compiler is written in Ocaml. The same is probably not true for
>> the bytecode VM.
> Chicken-and-egg question: how was it bootstrapped, at the dawn of time?

Some very ancient, embryonic, subset of Caml was initially coded in 
LeLisp. You probably won't find any source of them (neither the first 
Caml - which was a ancestor of CamlLight - not the LeLisp 
implementation, which was proprietary, running on some obscure machine, 
perhaps MITRA15 or whatever).
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