> Does anyone know of any free , shareware , cheap etc PL1 compilers for
> either DOS , Win 3.1, Win95 or Linux?
I don't think anyone has done one, but there are some shareware routines
that will convert PL/1 (not sure if all constructs and data structures)
to C, which you could feed into GNU C/C++ compilers (they're free!! and
run under Linux and DOS, although I don't think anyone has attempted
to make a Windows interface for the MSDOS variety, yet).
There is the XPL compiler available for NetBSD and FreeBSD (Unix-like
systems), but XPL isn't really the full fleshed-out and LIKE-able
PL/1 compiler that mainframers and the ilk (some workstation
So, if you don't mind viewing C as an "object module" then use something
like PL12C package. I think some are floating around on "Hobbes" or