[Mono-list] I want to get in on this.

Ravi Pratap M ravi@che.iitm.ac.in
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 12:17:35 +0530 (IST)


On 10 Jul 2001, Rodrigo Moya wrote:

> On 10 Jul 2001 12:33:55 -0600, Bob Smith wrote:
> > I dont speak for everyone, but I'd love to see a vb compiler for mono.
> > There is a tun of vb programmers/code out there that could be harnased
> > for gnome programming if vb was available. You wouldnt need to know
> > asembly to do it. The C# compiler is writen in C#.
> >
> there is already a project towards a VB interpreter: GNOME Basic at
> http://www.gnome.org/projects/gb. I don't know the exact state of the
> project, but it's being used in Gnumeric (I think), so it might be quite
> advanced.

	Gb is precisely what you are looking for :-) The basic core is
pretty robust and the parser should be complete with some more effort;
it's the GUI parts which are rather embryonic at the moment and are tied
to the corresponding GTK+ widgets.

> I guess Mono support could be added to it.

	Indeed. Writing a VB.NET parser should be quite easy given the
specs ;-)



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