[Mono-list] C# editor

Lluis Sanchez lluis@ximian.com
Fri, 11 Feb 2005 17:42:25 +0100

On dv, 2005-02-11 at 18:13 +0200, George Birbilis wrote:
> > The important concept here is that the source files can't tell by
> > themselves what libraries will be referenced when they are going to be
> > compiled, nor if any other source file will be compiled alongside them.
> >
> > That kind of information is either in the makefiles (normally in a har
> > to extract form) or in the project file for the specific IDE you may be
> > using.
> it would be nice to have autocompletion though for all the assemblies that 
> are in the GAC at the developer's machine

Do you have any idea of how much memory and time would it take to load
all method, property and field information for all classes for all

> or maybe for those that have their namespaces referenced at "import" 
> statement (depending on which language one uses) at the top of the source 
> code

There isn't a direct relation namespace->assembly. This can be done for
some well known assemblies (e.g. for system assemblies), but it is not a
general solution.

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