[Mono-list] Porting Rhino to C#
Thu, 18 Jul 2002 13:45:20 -0400
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* Duncan Mak (email@example.com) [020718 13:29]:
> I know Mark Crichton brought up this idea a while back, but it wasn't
> pursued. I'm personally really interested in such a project. If you were
> to work on such a project, it would be wonderful.
I originally looked at Rhino as a way to quickly get a JS compiler for
I then realized that was a very bad idea. Rhino is strongly tied to
the JVM and Java classes. Trying to port it over wouldn't be as simple
as, say, porting JOrbis to C#. If your final goal is a JS runtime for
IL, then IMNSHO, Rhino is *not* the right way to go.
Also, after talking with the Mozilla people, the JS2 engine would be
issues of writing some runtime support that needs to be done.
So, if I was you, I'd pick to some other Java app to port over,
especially if your final goal is getting JS on Mono. I can give people
pointers to what one would need to look into on JS2 to get it working
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