On Sun, 2007-05-06 at 07:12 +0200, lucio@proxima.alt.za wrote:
> > assembler is there because it is needed. if you are writing or porting
> > a compiler and you dont have an assembler you will end up writing one
> > anyway.

> Assembler is there because the designers _make_ it necessary.

I think I would agree with this point 100%.