[Mono-list] Re: Should I fork the MonoBASIC project out of MCS?

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
13 Feb 2002 16:55:18 -0500


Hello!

> Do you think it is better to abandon our previous design of a single 
> executable capable of compiling many sintaxes? Ive already merged MonoBASIC 
> code with the Feb-10 snapshot and it is working, albeit still lacking true 
> MonoBASIC compiling.

It is funny that you bring this up, because I just fired you an e-mail
about this precise subject.  For the sake of those reading the mailing
list, I believe that having two compilers share the current driver will
not work.

Visual Basic and C# have vastly different semantic analysis
requirements, and different ways of generating code, so at this point I
am very skeptical of using the C# code base as the VB compiler code
base.

Miguel