[Mono-list] Transformation Tool for XML-based CLI Class Libra ry Definition

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
24 Oct 2001 07:53:30 -0400

On Wed, 2001-10-24 at 13:40, John Barnette wrote:

> Have we determined whether generating stub code in this manner has 
> any unfortunate legal side effects?  I dimly recall a couple of threads 
> about it a while ago.

I think the copyright issues were cleared up.  At this point though, I
am not sure how much we would benefit, since we do have most a good
sizable chunk of the code specified there with actual implementations.

> Furthermore, it's probably worthwhile to consider writing a signature 
> verifier; it shouldn't be too terrible a task to write a script that 
> verifies mono library signatures against the XML definition.

We do have a signature verifier done to check our compiler (and also to
check this ;-)

It lives in mcs/tools/verifier.cs.  Sergey wrote it