[mono-vb] Future of Mono's VB.NET

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Tue May 9 18:40:59 EDT 2006


> The parser is written by me, no parsing tools has been used. If this is
> good or bad I do not know (I am no compiler guru at all so the code might
> not be of a very good quality, but that I would leave to others to judge),
> but in fact the MS compiler is also hand-written. I used the Visual Basic

A hand-written parser is fine.

In fact, one of my "pet projects" is to rewrite the C# parser to be a
hand-written parser and eliminate the jay-based parser as there are some
constructs (specially with generics) that we can not parse today (and we
have tried many times to fix them)

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