[Mono-list] Generics support?

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon, 5 Aug 2002 07:01:39 +1000

On 04-Aug-2002, Stefan Matthias Aust <sma@3plus4.de> wrote:
> I might prefer using a language like F# over C#. Don't know yet.  So
> please support ILX (I don't know wether this needs a new runtime) for
> mono :-)

Supporting ILX does not require a new runtime.
Don Syme has written an ILX to IL translator.
See <http://research.microsoft.com/projects/ilx/>.

Supporting ILX *efficiently* may however require a new runtime.
But probably there are a lot of other efficiency issues to worry
about first.

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