[Mono-list] A quick question : what does "feature C# 1.0
complete" actually mean ...
Miguel de Icaza
Tue, 22 Jun 2004 15:18:32 -0400
> The reason I ask this is because the Mono site states quite
> categorically ...
> The Mono C# compiler is considered feature C# 1.0 complete at
> this point and mature. MCS is able to
> compile itself and many more C# programs (there is a test
> suite included that you can use). It is routinely
> used to compile Mono, roughly 1.7 million lines of C# code.
> Mono includes a compiler for the C# language, a Common
> Language Runtime (CLR) for the Common
> Language Infrastructure (CLI) and a set of class libraries.
> ... but when we look at the class-status pages, they clearly show that
> there are still a lot of features to be implemented. In my mind, the
> two items do not marry. Could you please explain this to me?
C# compiler is different that the runtime libraries.
The C# compiler is complete.
Not all the class libraries are.