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Re: FW: [DotGNU]The Mingw32 ilrun seems to run

From: James Michael DuPont
Subject: Re: FW: [DotGNU]The Mingw32 ilrun seems to run
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 15:04:19 -0800 (PST)

ok, sell it to you for one hour of gopal online bill.
we need to collect money to get the gopal online.

--- Adam Treat <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Monday 02 December 2002 03:56 pm, Rhys Weatherley wrote:
> > Simon Guindon wrote:
> > I was suggesting a quick and dirty hack that will work only if the
> > user sets up their PATH correctly and does not use any MS
> application
> > that may depend upon their CLR.  Providing the user a transparent
> > way to flip engines is not possible with this mechanism.
> >
> > Yhe Windows desire to "just click on it" is nonsense anyway.  Users
> > don't click on .exe files.  They click on icons or menu options.
> > It is pretty easy to associate an icon with "clrwrap blah.exe" and
> > make it so transparent that the user is none the wiser.  It's only
> > a problem for people who run Windows apps from the command-line,
> > which is mercifully a very small set.
> Ok, so it will not be easy.  I don't think overriding MS's CLR at all
> times is 
> important, but overriding the CLR with pnet at specific times is
> important. 
> IMHO, Portable.NET would do well to provide Windows developers with
> an easy 
> and convenient (see: how they normally develop .NET apps) method of 
> developing Portable.NET apps.  This would entail the ability to
> launch PNet 
> and or cscc when developing in Visual Studio.NET.  I don't own this,
> so it's 
> not very important to me specifically, but it would be a nice goal if
> PNet is 
> looking to convert some windows developers.  A good goal, IMHO ;)
> Cheers,
> Adam
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James Michael DuPont

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