[m-dev.] Re: .Net back-end status?

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Fri Apr 22 03:40:28 AEST 2005

On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 10:35:03AM -0700, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> On 21-Apr-2005, Peter Ross <pro at missioncriticalit.com> wrote:
> > Where the .NET backend doesn't work is consuming assemblies from 
> > different backends in an elegant manner.  I did write a tool which
> > attempts to automatically give a Mercury interface to a .NET assembly,
> > it works, but it doesn't feel elegant.
> The _elegance_ of this tool may be a problem for Mission Critical,
> but for everyone else, the _existence_ of such a tool is a more
> pressing problem, since we don't have access to any such tool.
The tool isn't internal to MC, it's in the MU dotnet CVS repository,
freely usable by all and sundry.  My problem is that while it generates
an interface, the interface just doesn't feel right.  It certainly is
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