[Ironruby-core] AgDLR: Silverlight + DLR + Open Source

Michael Letterle michael.letterle at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 13:13:03 EST 2008


More importantly, it's also the name of one of Jonathan Coulton's songs:
"Chiron Beta Prime":
http://www.jonathancoulton.com/songdetails/Chiron%20Beta%20Prime

Because of this I knew how to pronounce the name :)

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 1:54 AM, Jimmy Schementi <
Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Yep, Ag is Silver … made pretty obvious by my little logo for it
> http://blog.jimmy.schementi.com/2008/11/agdlr-silverlight-dlr-open-source.html
>
>
>
> As far as Chiron: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2060_Chiron. It's a
> planetoid between Saturn and Uranus. The port that Chiron.exe runs on by
> default, 2060, is Chiron's "object" number. It was derived from the Cassini
> ASP.NET Web server that Dmitry Robsman wrote. Cassini was a probe mission
> to explore the moons of Saturn, and Chiron was initially thought to be a
> moon of Saturn.
>
>
>
> Just a coincidence that a "Chiron" is also a mythological
> half-man/half-horse =)
>
>
>
> ~js
>
>
>
> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Mark Ryall
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 18, 2008 10:05 PM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] AgDLR: Silverlight + DLR + Open Source
>
>
>
> Well done - that's an awesome step forward.
>
> Pity about poor old mercurial though - doesn't get much of a look in these
> days.
>
> I guess the 'Ag' refers to silver - out of interest, what is the origin of
> 'chiron'?
>
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Jimmy Schementi <
> Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> IronRubites and IronPythonics,
>
> First and foremost, I want to thank anyone who has used the bits on
> http://codeplex.com/sdlsdk, and accepting my bullshit version of
> open-source. While getting monthly binaries/sources is nice, it should be
> about working on the project together ... not just me throwing stuff over
> the wall to you. That's changing, now ...
>
> Oh, and remember me complaining about the crappy "sdlsdk" name ... well,
> I'm trying to get rid of that acronym ...
>
> http://github.com/jschementi/agdlr
>
> Above the public repository for the DLR integration in Silverlight. The
> following post explains what's in there, what's not, what's git, and how to
> contribute:
> http://blog.jimmy.schementi.com/2008/11/agdlr-silverlight-dlr-open-source.html
>
> My first order of collaboration is this simple new feature, "console=true":
> http://blog.jimmy.schementi.com/2008/11/repls-in-silverlight.html. If you
> like this, please feel free to look at what's been done, and if you want to
> fix something that doesn't yet work correctly, I won't stop you.
>
> Also, as I mentioned in a previous mail, I want to make the
> filesystem->XAP/isolatedstorage metaphor stronger, so feel free to
> experiment with that as well. Over the next week I'll get some
> website-presence/wiki/etc, and we can run this project up and running. There
> are still some hurdles I need to clear with getting contributed code back
> into our internal codebase, and shipping on Codeplex, but there are no
> problems with keeping things on GitHub for now.
>
> Let me know if there are any question. I know I've been a bit silent on the
> Silverlight front, but take this as me making it up to you. ;)
>
> ~Jimmy
>
>
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Michael Letterle
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