[Ironruby-core] Yaml Parser

Adam Esterline adam at esterlines.com
Sat Oct 20 20:31:51 EDT 2007


Making changes (getters/setters to properties; generics...) seems
risky until the port is compiling and all tests are passing.   Is
there a reason for taking on the extra risk?

AE

On 10/20/07, Mike Moore <blowmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> I did not port the tests yet.  :(
>
>
> On 10/20/07, Adam Esterline <adam at esterlines.com> wrote:
> >
> > Let me know when you check it in and I will try to make some more
> > progress.     Did you port the tests as well?
> >
> > On 10/20/07, Mike Moore <blowmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I did use JLCA to start, but have made many changes since.  JLCA didn't
> > > migrate everything and there are still some calls that don't exist on
> the
> > > CLR.  I made a bunch of changes to try to get the code compiling but I
> don't
> > > think it is compiling at the moment.  I also made some changes to get
> the
> > > code to be more idiomatic C#, like moving some methods to properties,
> using
> > > generics when possible, etc...
> > >
> > > Right now I think the biggest issue (besides getting it to compile) is
> that
> > > the code is written for JRuby's String class which is a list of bytes,
> where
> > > IronRuby is using the MutableString class which is a StringBuffer.  I
> > > remember John saying that IronRuby will move to a byte list for String
> > > eventually, but I haven't had much time to work on the YAML port and
> haven't
> > > coordinated when that change will happen, if at all.
> > >
> > > Hopefully I'll get some time to work on it soon.
> > >
> > >
> > > On 10/20/07, Adam Esterline < adam at esterlines.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > How are you converting?   Did you use JLCA to do the grunt work?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 10/20/07, Mike Moore <blowmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > I started work on porting Ola Bini's JvYAML library to C#, but I've
> had
> > > very
> > > > > little time lately.  I'll try to get my code on a public SVN repo
> > > sometime
> > > > > this weekend or early next week.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >  On 10/20/07, John Lam (DLR) < jflam at microsoft.com> wrote:
> > > > > > Adam Esterline:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Has anyone else started working on a Yaml parser?   If so, how
> can I
> > > > > > > contribute?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I don't think anyone has started work on a yaml parser. As for
> > > > > contributing, check out the somewhat videos on
> http://www.ironruby.net
> > > to
> > > > > get started, sign a contributor agreement (see the archives for
> > > > > instructions) and start coding!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > There are numerous YAML parsers out there (including some .NET
> ones
> > > that
> > > > > have incompatible licenses).
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > -John
> > > > > >
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