[Mono-dev] What is the state of mono interpreter ?

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 17:13:41 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 2:39 PM, James Mansion
<james at mansionfamily.plus.com> wrote:
> Rodrigo Kumpera wrote:
>> These are shortcomings of the current AOT implementation of mono
>> that are easier to fix than implement a fast interpreter.
> Who said anything about fast?
> I would value an interpreter not as a replacement for JIT in a full mono
> stack, but as a way to create a very small footprint runner for CLR
> code, with a really cut-down runtime.  This would be competing more
> with a Lua usecase than anything else.

Which is, I think, what the original author of the thread meant by
referring to the Micro Framework...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.NET_Micro_Framework -- runs in 300kb, 70
classes, 420 methods, doesn't need an OS or a MMU...

Michael Hutchinson

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