[Ironruby-core] Code Review: socket2

C.J. Adams-Collier cjac at colliertech.org
Wed May 7 12:10:03 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 07:38 -0700, John Lam (IRONRUBY) wrote:

> Peter Bacon Darwin:
> > The .NET Socket library is a fairly thin layer that sits on top of
> > WinSock.
> > Clearly Silverlight would not be able to do this since WinSock is not a
> > standard API on other OSes. Also, Silverlight is going to have
> > additional security restrictions that would prevent much of the Socket
> > library from work anyway.
> >
> > To be honest, even the full .NET Framework socket implementation does
> > not fully support all the features required by the Ruby socket library.
> > I have been struggling to get the Socket class working - it is not
> > pretty.
> Do you think it would be worthwhile to just have folks use the .NET Socket support in Silverlight and not bother having a "ruby" socket implementation? In this case I still have to figure out how to conditionally compile stuff against the same Initializer.Generated.cs - I might have to add a pre-build step to force its generation.
> Thanks,
> -John

Did you say PreBuild?
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