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Re: [DotGNU]Melody

From: Scott Lanham
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Melody
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 07:52:59 +0000

My take on the message was that all supported languages would compile to 
melody which then can be be transformed into either Java or IL (or run 
directly by DotGNU?) This makes good sense to me but only if, like you have 
said, C and C++ are supported.



On Mon,  6 Aug 2001 20:44, you wrote:
> Marco Manfredini <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > 2. Expand GCC so that it can compile from all its supported
> > >    languages to Melody-based Portable Executables.
> >
> > No.
> Hmm... if your idea doesn't give us support for running
> applications that are written in C or C++, then my level of
> interest is decreasing rapidly.
> > No. The idea is to make Melody strong enough to generate Java or IL if
> > required, thus requiring only one portable executable format for all
> > times.
> Well, since (for strategic reasons) we need to be "downward
> compatible" to .NET, I think this is not going to work out for
> DotGNU.
> Greetings, Norbert.

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