[Mono-list] On porting to C#

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
09 Jul 2001 18:37:25 -0400

Hello guys,

   Sam brings up an interesting point: why port existing software from
Java to C#?  Given that the CLR is supposed to be language neutral, it
makes sense to make sure that Java byte codes can be executed in the

   The only issue I see is that Java programs will expect a set of
class libraries to be available for them to use, and this might not be
the case for the CLR.  What approach do you suggest we should use Sam?