Re: C# for java

Robert A Duff <>
27 Apr 2003 02:03:01 -0400

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From: Robert A Duff <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 27 Apr 2003 02:03:01 -0400
Organization: The World Public Access UNIX, Brookline, MA
References: 03-04-059 03-04-073
Keywords: C#, translator
Posted-Date: 27 Apr 2003 02:03:00 EDT

Oliver Zeigermann <> writes:

> As there are certain constructs in C# (local objects stored on stack,
> listeners as integrated part of the language, etc.) that are not
> supported by the JVM, I would say this is impossible.

My company sells Ada compilers. One of our targets is JVM.
Ada has many constructs (you meantion local "stack" objects)
that do not fit "nicely" into the JVM. But it can be done.
The compiler just has to jump through some hoops.

I see no reason it couldn't be done for C#, too.

- Bob Duff
    Vice President, Engineering
    SofCheck, Inc.

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