On Jan 14, 11:38*am, roche...@laposte.net wrote:
> Compilers and Programming Languages *by Gray Sage
> -----------------------------------
> For the non-computer folks who might be reading this, a compiler, in
> the computer world, is a special kind of program that reads in a human-
> written form of a computer program and converts it to a form that the
> CPU chip itself understands. The CPU does not directly understand the
> things that humans like to use - it really only understands those huge
> masses of random-looking zeros and ones>

Thank you very much for that informative article, especially since
it's so relevant to CP/M issues.

And thank you as well for being thoughtful enough to send the entire
text instead of just a link (http://www.graysage.com/cg/Compilers/
and saving me that extra key-click.