Patchwork [wwwdocs] Update the GNU Modula-2 entry in frontends.html

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Submitter Gerald Pfeifer
Date Jan. 28, 2011, 7:33 p.m.
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Gerald Pfeifer - Jan. 28, 2011, 7:33 p.m.
This is based on a conversation Gaius and me had off-list and a
suggested patch by him.




Index: frontends.html
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/frontends.html,v
retrieving revision 1.36
diff -u -r1.36 frontends.html
--- frontends.html	8 Dec 2010 23:05:51 -0000	1.36
+++ frontends.html	28 Jan 2011 19:11:39 -0000
@@ -38,10 +38,12 @@ 
 <li><a href="">Cobol For GCC</a>
 (at an early stage of development).</li>
-<li><a href="">GNU Modula-2</a> (in development).
-This compiler is mostly written in
-Modula-2, but includes a bootstrap procedure via a modified version of
+<li><a href="">GNU Modula-2</a> implements
+the PIM2, PIM3, PIM4 and ISO dialects of the language.  The compiler
+is fully operational with the GCC 4.1.2 backend (on GNU/Linux x86
+systems).  Work is in progress to move the frontend to the GCC trunk.
+The frontend is mostly written in Modula-2, but includes a bootstrap
+procedure via a heavily modified version of p2c.</li>
 <li>Modula-3 (for links see <a
 href=""></a>); SRC M3 is based on an old