[Mono-list] RE: Mono-list digest, Vol 1 #1068 - 9 msgs

Mark Easton measton@tebiki.co.uk
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 12:20:19 +0100

>It may well be easier to port a C# application to Java than to C++.
>While the surface syntax of C# is closer to c++ than java, the
>underlying language concepts are very similar to java. In particular,
>the fact that java also has garbage-collection will likely save a lot
>grief for you.

The Mono list is perhaps not the best place to mention this, but
Portable.NET has the facility to compile C# code into JVM bytecode, so
you should be able to skip rewriting most of the code and instead
compile it straight run running in a suitable Java VM