Fwd: Re: [Mono-list] some questions?

Ravi Pratap M ravi@che.iitm.ac.in
Wed, 1 Aug 2001 19:57:23 +0530 (IST)

Hi Rafael,

On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, A Rafael D Teixeira wrote:

> I think weŽll have a lot of work on two fronts:
> 1 - adapt your parser mappings to the new sintax of VB.NET

	Indeed. It turns out that the current VB6 grammar that we have in
GB is rather neat so it should be quite easy to map it to VB.NET :-)

> 2 - adapt the parser to generate the same trees of MiguelŽs mcs so that
> weŽll use the same backend to generate IL.

	Yes, this makes sense :-)

> I suggest 'MonoBASIC' as the outsdanting name and the name of the
> program file to be 'mbas'.

	Well, I am pretty bad at this so I'll leave it to you guys :-)
Mono Basic sounds reasonably good though.

	Perhaps you'd like to take a look at the work already done in gb ?


	Cvs module 'gb' at anoncvs.gnome.org

	I would be happy to have your inputs on what you think.

	Looking forward to starting on this soon,



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	Ravi Pratap M         <ravi@che.iitm.ac.in>