[IronPython] IronPython 2.6.1 for .NET 4.0 RC targeting Silverlight
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Apr 14 23:40:46 CEST 2010
On 14/04/2010 09:29, Jimmy Schementi wrote:
>> In general versions of IronPython built against (for example)
>> Silverlight 2 *can* use features from Silverlight 3. (Try Python uses
>> IronPython that was built against Silverlight 2 - but dynamically
>> uses some Silverlight 3 APIs if they are available.) As Silverlight 4
>> includes a different version of the CLR - and not just different API
>> sets - I guess it particularly makes a difference if you are
>> compiling C# code that works with IronPython. Odd and annoying that
>> it won't even add references to earlier versions though. Does
>> *everything* need to be specially compiled to be used with .NET 4?
> The *current* Silverlight builds can use SL4 features; like webcam,
> etc. This is because IronPython calls .NET APIs dynamically. However,
> since the Silverlight 2 builds don't statically depend on any of the
> new APIs in the Silverlight 4, any CLR4 features that the
> compilers/libraries usually depend on in .NET 4 aren't available in
> Silverlight 4; that's what the Silverlight 4 build will do for you.
Did you see the report of my problem with the RichTextBox with
IronPython 2.6.1 RC. Do you see the same problem?
> With regard to adding references to assemblies; as long as the same
> APIs exist in both versions of Silverlight, it will work in both,
> regardless of which compiler you use. It's the same situation with
> different .NET versions. Did I miss something where someone reported
> not being able to do this?
The person who started this thread reported not being able to reference
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