[Mono-list] STL in .net

Dominic Cooney dominic@dcooney.com
Sat, 8 Jun 2002 09:21:05 +1000

> There is some research into the idea of adding generic support to the
> platform itself.

>From what snippets I can gather, generics will be in the next release of
the CLR, CLR 1.1.

For a brief teaser, here is an interview with Don Syme (in French and
English) http://www.dotnetguru.org/articles/DonSyme/DonInterview.htm .
This interviewer obviously has a good sense of humour re: "bonne

Don Syme's ".NET Projects Page" at
http://research.microsoft.com/~dsyme/netproj.htm has technically
interesting stuff, namely "ILX", an extended IL that supports generics,
closures, and functions as types.

I am not sure how literally these things will be realised in CLR 1.1.