/ CASE STUDY
The Source Language
The programming language MiniLAX (Mini LAnguage eXample) is a Pascal relative. To be more specific, it is a subset of the example language LAX , which is used to illustrate problems in compiler construction. MiniLAX contains a carefully selected set of language concepts:
Concepts with a low didactical value and concepts that would make the language unnecessary complex have been left out, along with ``syntactic sugar''.