The FOR looping statement. A semantic compiler plugin

[ Thanks to Erik for
this link. ]

“The statement loops for the number of times specified in the
for-clause expressions over an instruction or a block of
instructions. The FOR statement was originally introduced by the C
language. All its descendents seem to have it: C++, Java, C#, Php,
and so on. In this blog post, we will be implementing a semantic
compiler plugin for the FOR statement.

“I do not know of any other compiler that is pluggable.
Therefore, I cannot compare on how to add support for a builtin
language element in other compilers. Pluggability is only a
requirement for this compiler. It may not be one for other

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