[Mono-devel-list] Activator.CreateInstance<T>

Ben Maurer bmaurer at ximian.com
Tue Jun 28 01:40:20 EDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 02:20 +0100, Elliott Draper wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I was just wondering whether the generic Activator.CreateInstance method 
> from .Net framework 2.0 had been implemented within the 2.0 features 
> currently available in Mono yet?

Not the generic version. It wouldn't be too hard to do one that just
does a cast. A version that has higher performance is going to be harder

> Also, while I'm at it; is there a second parallel version of the 
> documentation thats currently available at http://www.go-mono.com/docs? 
> One that is updated for the Mono 2.0 features currently 
> implemented/being implemented? Like there is an MSDN2 for the 
> pre-release documentation pertaining to .Net framework 2.0, does Mono 
> have such a secondary documentation store?

No. Monodoc does not have generics support.

> I'm trying to port a .Net written app using generics to Mono, and would 
> like to get a good idea of how much is possible, and perhaps if I know a 
> particular feature hasn't yet been implemented and isn't being worked 
> on, I'd be interested in helping to get it done.

Some stuff is there. If the stuff that is there is not working correctly
do file a bug. For the stuff that is not implemented that, patches are
welcome :-).

-- Ben

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