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Re: [DotGNU]Introduction

From: Matt Hanselman
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Introduction
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 20:56:23 -0600 (CST)

Okay, I'll start poking around with TreeCC tonight and keep an eye towards
the C compiler.  Once I get familiar we can decide if my time is better
spent on C vs something brand new like Python (though the latter sounds
more glamorous, you have to be functional too)

I can do IRC; is there a special time other than the weekly Sat meetings?

- Matt

On Sun, 15 Dec 2002, Adam Treat wrote:

> On Sunday 15 December 2002 02:01 pm, Matt Hanselman wrote:
> > Hi all -
> >
> > I'm interested in starting work on something related to DotGNU.
> >
> > My preference is something language-related; something along the lines of
> > a compiler/debugger would be the best, while things like the SEE and
> > language plugins also look interesting.
> I know an absolute *ton* of people have been asking for Ruby and Python
> compilers targetting .NET, but I don't think anyone has stepped up to the
> plate yet!  You'll want to look at treecc and ask Rhys/Gopal howto go about
> writing a plugin for different languages in cscc.  Can't wait to see Ruby and
> Python compilers ... ;)
> > I actually have almost no experience in .NET.  However I did work at DEC
> > (about a year before Compaq bought them) working on the C and C++
> > compilers.  My projects there included mega-optimization of printf() and
> > also rewriting the debugging symbol table generation codepath.  That work
> > was all in C.  Since then I've done mostly Java coding -- writing a custom
> > application server & markup language (started in the days when BEA,
> > Struts, etc, were too immature to use for real), along with all the
> > supporting tools for that.  FWIW Linux is my development platform of
> > choice, which I've been using since the pre-1.0 kernel days.  And while I
> > haven't used .NET before, I have used VC++ 6.0 for a few projects.
> >
> > Does this sound at all interesting?  If so, tell me where to start poking
> > around, what things to start looking to get more familiar with the code,
> > etc.  Or if you want more info, just ask away.  :)
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > - Matt
> >
> >
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