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Re: call for alpha testers EulerSharp for dotgnu/pnet

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 8 Feb 2003 12:36:47 -0500
To: James Michael DuPont <mdupont777@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org, developers@dotgnu.org, jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com, minddog@cannibutter.com
Message-ID: <20030208173647.GA17589@tux.w3.org>

* James Michael DuPont <mdupont777@yahoo.com> [2003-02-08 16:40+0100]
> 
> Dear all,
> you can find a alpha version of the EulerSharp Module for pnet
> 
> It is based on the code from Jos from http://www.agfa.com/w3c/euler/
> 
> This is based on the first Closed World Machine from TimBL:
> http://infomesh.net/2001/cwm/
> 
> http://introspector.sourceforge.net/debian/incoming/eulersharp_0.1-1.tar.gz
> MD5  e4d84d45dade17c7541beb1a6131a101 54896 eulersharp_0.1-1.tar.gz
> 
> You might want to try with these options :
> try with -debug
> try with -trace
> 
> There were problems with the indexing of empty arrays and empty strings
> in pnet, i had to add checking code.
> 
> Otherwise, I still have only gotten one or two examples running,
> and the IL code in the file is out of date, (still buggy) so dont use
> it.
> 
> Otherwise, I have officially started working on the DotGNU port of
> Redland, Minddog (Adam B.) has setup a framework, a set of interfaces
> that will give you a redland API with no implementation. We will make a
> redland c implemention, but also a system.xml imp.
> you can check that out here 
> https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/dotgnu-libs/
> 
> Also, I am hacking swig into a c# stub generator with some help
> https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/swigsharp/

Just a quick followup to say that this is really easy to get up and running.
I'm using a Debian box, and had to install dotgnu first. It built from 
CVS really smoothly. See http://www.southern-storm.com.au/portable_net.html#cvs
and checkout the 'treecc', 'pnet' and 'pnetlib' modules. For each, in that 
order, run ./auto_gen.sh and then do the configure / make check / make install
thing. After which the Euler stuff just works. 

This is my first experience with dotgnu and I'm pretty impressed at how 
smoothly everything went, particularly given the state of Java for 
Debian/Linux after all this time. Now I just need to learn csharp...

Nice work :)

Dan
Received on Saturday, 8 February 2003 12:36:59 GMT

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