[Mono-list] [mono-vb] Visual Basic upgrade.

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at vernstok.nl
Wed Aug 16 20:09:40 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 09:48 -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>     In the next couple of days, I will remove mbas, the Visual Basic
> runtime and the various other incomplete forks of mbas that we have on
> the mcs tree from the tree as they are outdated, no longer under
> development, unmaintained and buggy.

> * Rolf's VB.NET compiler written in VB.NET.   
> Rolf Bjarne has been working on a VB.NET 9 compiler written in VB.NET
> itself, which is a very good test for the qualities of his compiler.
> This compiler is very close to bootstrapping and it is also able to
> build these new class libraries (it can compile itself, and is missing
> one tiny feature: embedding resources, to be self-hosting)
> Rolf effort is partially funded by Google Summer of Code program.
It's great to hear this is working out! Are there binary snapshots
available of vbnc? Is there a website or somewhere the progress is


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