[Mono-list] Update on tasks.

Thomas F. Burdick tfb@OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 11:47:03 -0700

Rhys Weatherley writes:
 > Miguel de Icaza wrote:
 > > TODO=ilasm,IL Assembler
 > > ** IL Assembler.
 > >
 > > TODO=al,Assembly Linker
 > > ** Assembly Linker.
 > *sigh*
 > Portable.NET 0.1.1 already has a working assembler, for
 > small examples, with full Partition II support within the next
 > couple of weeks.  A linker is about 24 hours worth of work
 > for me, because I already have 99% of the code in place and
 > just need to hook it up.
 > Miguel, stop re-inventing the wheel, and start co-operating
 > with the rest of the open source .NET efforts.

Personally, I'm happy with this choice.  Everything that can be
written in C# should be -- that way we'll end out with a consistent,
coherent system of re-usable components.  And can deal with C only
when it's absolutely necessary.  Unless I'm misreading something, I
think that the goals of Portable.NET and Mono are sufficiently
divergent that they should try to co-exist and *not* merge, even