[Mono-devel-list] Using Mono and IKVM.NET as a Helma runtime

Asbjørn Ulsberg asbjorn at tigerstaden.no
Wed Aug 25 14:22:42 EDT 2004

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 12:46:09 -0400, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at ximian.com>  

>>    Does Mono have a native JScript implementation?
> We are working on one, but it is not available today.

Okay. When it is, will it be able to compile ECMA 262 compliant JavaScript  
to CLR code and execute it in the same manner as Helma is (through Rhino)?

>> I'm a bit sceptical about the performance characteristics of Mono and
> He is right about this.  Mono and IKVM are not as tuned as pure Java, so
> unless using .NET is a priority, using plain Java is probably a better
> path.

Is it a focus or priority for Novell or anyone affiliated or working with  
Mono to make the Mono->IKVM->Java connection tighter, faster and more  

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