[Mono-list] Re: [Mono-list] System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter question

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
15 Oct 2002 12:49:03 -0400


> > Is something known about that format (so I can start filling up the 
> > Mono's BinaryFormatter class), or I have to try to reverse-engineer it ?
> If you want to reverse engineer it, that would be great.  It might be a
> long and time consuming task though.  You might also want to check out
> the laws regarding reverse engineering where you are - it might become
> impossible for you to work on the code for that class if you reverse
> engineered the MS one.

Another thing that you can do is look at the Rotor source code, and
write a description of the protocol and the encoding, and then have
someone else implement this function.