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

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
15 Feb 2002 00:35:28 -0500

> Well, Iīm duplicating mcs to mbas, trying to keep it capable of compiling 
> both languages. Some things must be added/changed like supporting 
> case-insensitive resolution of symbols, for MonoBASICīs sake.

There are other pieces as well, for example in Basic, you can assume
that "A$" is a string, or you can have variables that might have
different types across time or have them statically defined with the
"Dim" operator, but in any case, the Basic language has to cope with
this kind of thing.