|19771017_Mesa_3.0_Compiler_Update_Mesa_Language_Changes.pdf|| Inter-Office Memorandum
To Mesa Users Date October 17, 1977
From Ed Satterthwaite Location Palo Alto
Subject Mesa 3.0 Compiler Update Organization CSL
Mesa Language Changes
Filed on: [MAXC]MESACOMPILER30.8RAVO
This release of the Mesa compiler introduces several changes of interest or importance to all
Mesa programmers. A number of changes in the language have been made. Some of these
will calise programs acceptable to previolls compilers to be rejected unless those programs
are modified. The reasons for maki ng sllch changes are the following:
To support new ways of describing configurations and binding them together.
To add new facilities to the language.
To prepare for certain language extensions that are now fairly well understood and