nALFS programming details

David Barron David.Barron at sas.com
Tue Aug 10 08:59:08 PDT 2004


Instead of using a poor reflection of Java, why not use the same thing?   

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> [mailto:alfs-discuss-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org] On Behalf 
> Of Jamie Bennett
> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 10:59 AM
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> Subject: RE: nALFS programming details
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> Kevin P. Fleming wrote on 10 August 2004 15:23
> > Jamie Bennett wrote:
> > 
> >> If were talking other object-orientated languages then 
> what about C#?
> I've
> >> been playing about with it on another project (dashboard) 
> but is it 
> >> too
> much
> >> to have a dependancy on such a non-standard language? (mono).
> > 
> > I like C# quite a bit, it's the nicest language I've used for 
> > developing Windows apps.
> > 
> > If there was an open-source compiler that could compile to native 
> > code, for all the major CPU architectures, I wouldn't rule it out. 
> > However, I don't think we want to mandate having to install 
> mono on a 
> > build host just to run nALFS2, that would be quite a burden 
> (although 
> > mono's runtime could be smaller than I'm expecting, I've 
> not looked at it).
> 
> Thats a real shame because the more I use it the more I like 
> it. I've looked at the network/socket programming bit for the 
> first time today and within an hour I had a client/server 
> program communicating nicely. 
> 
> I've read somewhere on the net that a minimal mono runtime is 
> ~2mb mark but I haven't found out any more evidence of this 
> yet. It seem like such a good tool for the job.
> 
> 	--	Jamie
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