[Mono-dev] Help on the ASP.NET stack

Lorenzo Dematté lorenzo.dematte at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 07:45:43 UTC 2012

I am starting to wonder if this was the right list to write to..
Where should I post my proposal?
Can someone point me to the right list?


On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Lorenzo Dematté <lorenzo.dematte at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hello list,
> Since this is my first post, let me introduce myself.
> My name is Lorenzo Dematte', I live and work in Italy and I'm 31. I am
> currently employed in a software company that build automation systems for
> public transport using open source software.
> My goal there is to renew their current systems, based mainly on C and
> ad-hoc servers and protocols, one piece at the time.
> I come from the MS world, therefore a natural choice for me is to use Mono.
> I have read on Miguel's blog that you are looking for help in implementing
> part of the ASP.NET stack using async functionatlities, and I decided it
> was something great to do!
> I am finishing a major project at work this week, after that I will have
> some spare time so.. I'd like to help!
> On the plus side, I have a good experience with fairly low level hacking
> on the CLR (my master thesis was on extensions to the "Rotor" C# compiler
> and CLR (do you remember "Rotor"? :) ) for injecting and checking temporal
> invariants on class variables over multiple threads).
> Also, I have good experience with async programming, both as a "user" of
> async apis, and as a designer (I have designed a DI framework with method
> calls over multiple tasks for my previous employer, and in 2009 I have done
> an intership at MSR on parallel computing with continuations for C# and
> F#).
> On the minus side, I have neves seen the Mono source code, and I haven't
> done any major contribution to OSS... but I want to start and this is a
> project that I like and that gets me excited!
> Anyway, I need to know from you guys how to proceed.
> I suppose that for this kind of project you can't just pull from git and
> the submit a push request when its done..
> Is there someone coordinating the efforts so that duplicate work can be
> minimized?
> Has someone already done a design phase, identified the areas to patch,
> and what needs to be done?
> Is a review of the Mono ASP.NET <http://asp.net/> stack needed?
> ... and many other questions.
> Hopefully I could be able to contribute to this project, let me know how I
> can help!
> Best,
> Lorenzo Dematte'
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