[Mono-dev] Visual Basic upgrade.

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Thu Aug 17 02:26:15 EDT 2006


> I don't think just removing existing ones is good, since some 1.x
> applications might use MS.VB.dll and 1.x ASP.NET pages in VB. They
> are truly unsupported, but people might be using them in their
> live code. (New components only support 2.0, right?)

We will ship 1.0 and 2.0 assemblies.

> I think, having old MS.VB.dll in $prefix/mono/lib/1.0 and new
> MS.VB.dll in $prefix/mono/lib/2.0 would be nicer. And mbas for
> 1.0, vbnc for 2.0 as well. Would the build be messed up much?

The mbas compiler is just a source of frustration for its users, so it
is going to leave SVN very soon (we will keep the tests though)

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