[mono-vb] VB.NET Roadmap

Rob.Tillie@Student.tUL.EDU Rob.Tillie@Student.tUL.EDU
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 23:44:38 +0200

Hey Rafael,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: A Rafael D Teixeira [mailto:rafaelteixeirabr@hotmail.com]
> >From: Rob.Tillie@Student.tUL.EDU
> >
> >Hey All,
> >
> >Since Mono 1.0 I haven't seen any activity in the MS.VB namespace. =
> >the plan of attack?
> First I'm trying to kill as much bugs as detected by our nunit tests
> (shame
> on me I still didn't run the mainsoft test suite to gauge how many =
> things may be broken).
> Rob could you run the mainsoft suite and post the detailed results, =
> that


> we can plan on dividing the work load. The only part I wouldn't touch =
> now is the late-binding support, because most of it's overload =
> code have to be duplicated inside mbas.
> I'm happy to announce that we will have the help of another =
> Jo=E3o
> Paulo Viegas. Soon he will be helping me organize the attack.
> >Have people been reassigned / busy with other things or something =
> >that?
> Seems like Jambunathan is getting inside the compiler because he
> reassigned
> to himself a bugzilla case that deals with the preprocessing =
> (#Const) so he is probably delving into the tokenizer =
> just
> now. Anirban is squashing long-standing bugs and omissions in the =
> also.
> >Is anybody still working on it without committing?
> Maybe. But I think that if you map what is wrong and missing, them we =
> reach each other to give everyone a piece of the action.
> >Can I hack the namespace without doing things already being done at
> Novell?
> If you want to implement (or migrate Mainsoft code) to mostly
> unimplemented
> modules just choose one and announce your intention here in the list, =
> no
> one yell at you in 24 hours proceed (don't forget that Anirban and
> Jambunathan work in India, roughly half-a-day away in the clock) .

Yeah I know, I talked to Jambunathan off-list also. I'm in the =
so I'm also in a different time zone.

Stay tuned,

-- Rob.