[Mono-devel-list] Current state for the VB.net

Rob.Tillie at Student.tUL.EDU Rob.Tillie at Student.tUL.EDU
Wed Oct 8 15:34:20 EDT 2003


I recently looked into it too. I believe the namespace you are pointing out
is only a library for use with VB.NET, the actual VB.NET compiler is called
MBAS (http://www.go-mono.com/mbas.html ), and it needs a lot of work.
There isn't anybody working on it currently, I believe the creator wanted to
pick up the activity when Mono 1.0 is out.
I was thinking of contributing, because I recently had a compiler course and
found it very fun to program a compiler ( did the Tiger one ofcourse ;) ).
The only thing holding me back, apart from finishing my Master's thesis, is
that I'm very new to the entire open-source happening. Just following the
mailing lists for now.

If you want to pick up VB.NET, I might be interested to join you in the

-- Rob. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ravindra Sahlot [mailto:ravindra_38 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 2:09 PM
> To: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: [Mono-devel-list] Current state for the VB.net
> Hi All,
> I'm interested in getting involved in the development
> of MONO. Could somebody working on VB.net module of
> MONO let me know whether the status of VB.net given at
> http://www.go-mono.com/class-status-Microsoft.VisualBasic.html
> is up-to-date? If it is not, where could I get the
> latest status? I'm looking at the source code but
> answer to my question will help me in concentrating on
> a particular part of it.
> Please direct me to proper mailing list, if this is
> not the list to discuss this.
> Thanks,
> Ravi
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