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Re: GSoC ideas
- From: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>
- To: Robert Millan <rmh at aybabtu dot com>
- Cc: gcc at gnu dot org
- Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 19:28:19 -0700
- Subject: Re: GSoC ideas
- References: <20080329195526.GA20259@thorin>
Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I know it's a bit late, but I just thought that it'd be really nice if GCC
> had a C# frontend. I don't have time to do this myself right now (although
> I'm willing to work on it in the future if noone beats me to it), but maybe
> someone would pick it if it enters GSoC.
> My motivation for this is technical but also political (using the GPLv3 to put
> a stop to the patent-encumberance issues surrounding Mono).
> Are proposals welcome? If you like, I can ellaborate on it and add it to the
> wiki page.
Proposals for gcc extensions are always welcome. A C# frontend would
be interesting, though there might be some patent considerations.
However, I think a C# frontend would be too much work for one student
during the summer.