[IronPython] The Future of IronPython
jon vs. python
jonvspython at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 16:21:04 CEST 2010
Jim moved to Google. I don't know about Dino.
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Pablo Dalmazzo <pablodalma93 at hotmail.com>wrote:
> Just curious, are Dino and Jimmy still working at Microsoft in other
> projects or they moved to another company if we might know?
> > Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 23:13:18 -0600
> > From: jdhardy at gmail.com
> > To: users at lists.ironpython.com
> > Subject: Re: [IronPython] The Future of IronPython
> > On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 8:25 PM, Jonathan Allen <grauenwolf at gmail.com>
> > > Are there any important features missing from the DLR?
> > There are two parts to the DLR: the "inner ring" and the "outer ring".
> > The inner ring is the expression tree extensions, call sites, and some
> > other infrastructure stuff - this is what shipped with .NET 4 was
> > previously in Microsoft.Scripting.Core.dll. The outer ring in the
> > hosting APIs - ScriptEngines, Scopes, etc. It is in the hands of the
> > community now and we can do with it as we please.
> > As far as I know, the inner ring/.NET 4 parts are pretty solid - there
> > may be a few changes, but they're likely pretty minor, and hopefully
> > MS is willing to work with us (and projects like IronJS, Coljure-CLR,
> > & IronScheme) if changes are needed.
> > The outer ring is also pretty solid as well, as far as I know, but
> > it's not a concern since it can be changed at will (except that
> > multiple projects depend on it, so some caution would still be
> > needed). We might have to start calling that part DLR+ or something to
> > avoid confusion.
> > - Jeff
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