[Mono-list] On porting to C#

Wesley Felter wesley@felter.org
Mon, 9 Jul 2001 18:05:48 -0500 (CDT)

On 9 Jul 2001, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

>    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
> CLR.
>    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?

Classpath sounds like it would mostly fit the bill here.

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