[squeak-dev] Re: LAST CHANCE Foreing Function Interface GSOC [WAS]
Re: [smalltalk-research] Re: [Esug-list] Google Summer Of
Code 2010 news!!!
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Thu Mar 11 19:49:56 UTC 2010
Ah, well I can also help eliot on this, sometimes he gets too busy... plus I want to ensure the objective-c binding happens.
On 2010-03-11, at 11:26 AM, Gilad Bracha wrote:
> Hi Mariano,
> I'm pretty sure you mean to list Eliot as the co-mentor or mentor on this one. If anyone got stuck and asked my help, I would end up bugging Eliot anyway. And he did agree.
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Mariano Martinez Peck <marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tomorrow morning we will be submitting...so, for this project, we only have this proposal:
> Work on a cross-dialect foreign function call interface and implement it in at least two dialects. Candidates include Alien and GNU Smalltalk's CObject (using existing implementation has the advantage of having to implement in only _one_ other dialect!). Bonus points for implementing a C parser that would be able to construct bindings. GNU Smalltalk already contains a C preprocessor implementation.
> There is some support for parsing C headers in the Newspeak system. Aliens have been ported to Strongtalk as well as Squeak.
> The mentor will be John McIntosh and Gilad Brancha co-mentor.
> Can this proposal be more complete and have similar structure to the rest ? If true, send me the proposal.
> Check http://gsoc2010.esug.org/ideas.html
> Cheers, Gilad
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