[opensource-dev] Client-side scripting in Snowglobe
lenglish5 at cox.net
Fri Feb 19 10:40:43 PST 2010
Ron Festa wrote:
> To be honest the arguments I've been seeing about not using MONO seem
> to be forgetting something. There are multiple languages that can be
> compiled/interpreted in MONO with the appropriate addon, not just C#.
> Just to name a few we have Python, Boo (which resembles Python and
> Pascal, PHP, and with the work LL has done to the server we now have
> LSL. With MONO you have options both in the language choice and what
> OS it can run on. The generated code (whether compiled or interpreted)
> should be compatible with LL's server sided script engine and should
> be compatible with OpenSIM.
There's more to a language then just the syntax. CLR-based Smalltalk is
NOT real smalltalk, for example.
There's no way except perhaps via F# to get something approaching
smalltalk programming out of a CLR-based system.
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