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From Randy Abernethy <randy.aberne...@rx-m.com>
Subject Re: Support for lib/csharp .NET Framework before 4.5?
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:55:39 GMT
Hey Jens,
Problems with a .Net Standard lib?
--Randy

On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 10:39 AM Jens Geyer <jensgeyer@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Great idea. Not.
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> From: Randy Abernethy
> Sent: Thursday, January 3, 2019 7:18 PM
> To: dev@thrift.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Support for lib/csharp .NET Framework before 4.5?
>
> A .Net Standard library should work with a .NET Core app, a .NET
> Framework/Mono app or a Xamarin app. I think it would be best to make
> Thrift a .net standard lib exclusively. Given our lack of need for GUI
> features it seems we should be easily able to comply with .Net
> Standard. Probably should get rid of csharp (and and maybe netcore)
> dir and merge everything (into a netstandard dir?). If .Net Framework
> 4.5 support is important we could do .net Standard 1.0. For testing
> netcore seems the right approach as it is likely the choice for cloud
> native microservices and offers the most direct impl of the standard.
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 7:45 AM James E. King III <jking@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > To clarify, voting on C++03 and Cocoa ends tomorrow.
> > We'll call for votes on others.
> >
> > If we could merge netcore into lib/csharp and have a single project
> > produce
> > both net45 and netstandard2.0 targets that would be ideal...  I'm not sure
> > how compatible the code is though.
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 8:34 PM Randy Abernethy <randy.abernethy@rx-m.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > @jking  yes /lib/netcore is the .Net Core impl, I am suggesting we
> > > ultimately remove /lib/csharp, which is the .Net Framework impl. I am
> > > _not_ suggesting we just del it, I am suggesting we direct all new
> > > contrib to netcore and stop taking pulls for csharp and create an
> > > incentive to port everything in C# missing from netcore (simple in
> > > most cases I've looked at).
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 1:11 PM Allen George <allen.george@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > So, just to be clear, proposed language removals are:
> > > >
> > > > Approved:
> > > >
> > > > Cocoa
> > > > C++03 or less
> > > >
> > > > Open:
> > > >
> > > > JavaME (potential; I’ll look at setting up an Android CI environment
> > > > and
> > > > using the standard Java lib there to see if it’s feasible)
> > > > .net 4.5 or less (no vote yet)
> > > > Silverlight
> > > > One of nodets/ts (can we end up only with one, or are there legitimate
> > > > differences between the two was the question)
> > > >
> > > > Allen
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On January 2, 2019 at 15:55:41, Jens Geyer (jensgeyer@hotmail.com)
> > > wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > start a vote. A while ago some people claimed that 4.5+ was not
> > > > available
> > > > on
> > > > their particular subset of Mono. I tend to think that this is no
> > > > longer
> > > the
> > > > case anymore, so we should drop anything below 4.5.
> > > >
> > > > And since wer'e at it: Same for Silverlight, if you ask me. It is
> > > > still
> > > > supported until 2012 by Microsoft, but I doubt if anyone really uses
> > > > it
> > > > except for maintaining legacy projects. Maybe we should have a vote
> > > > about
> > > > that too.
> > > >
> > > > Have fun,
> > > > JensG
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > > > From: James E. King III
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 9:08 PM
> > > > To: dev@thrift.apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: Support for lib/csharp .NET Framework before 4.5?
> > > >
> > > > We already support netstandard2.0 (.NET Core SDK 2.0) and build
> > > > lib/netcore and run cross tests with that. The docker build image
> > > > (build/docker/ubuntu-bionic/Dockerfile) defines the version we build
> > > > against. I was wondering about the .NET 3.5 in lib/csharp and
> > > > whether we really need a 3.5 and a 4.5 csproj. It's not a big deal
> > > > really, just a small simplification, but if a lot of people are still
> > > > on
> > > > .NET 3.5 then we may decide not to remove support for it yet.
> > > >
> > > > - Jim
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 12:55 PM Randy Abernethy <
> > > randy.abernethy@rx-m.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > While we're in the process of dropping old lang vers, I think we
> > > > > should consider only tracking the latest version of .Net Core (2.2).
> > > > > Core is CLI build friendly and cross platform. The .Net Framework
> > > > > can
> > > > > run all Core apps AFAIK so no loss in dropping the Framework for
> > > > > forward looking stuff.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 6:24 AM James E. King III <jking@apache.org>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > We currently have two projects to support.NET 3.5 and .NET 4.5.
> > > > > > The
> > > > > > differences are minor but it causes us to have to build two
> > > > > > projects.
> > > > > > Do
> > > > > > we need to continue to maintain support for .NET < 4.5 ?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > - Jim
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Randy Abernethy
> > > > > Managing Partner
> > > > > RX-M, LLC
> > > > > randy.abernethy@rx-m.com
> > > > > o 415-800-2922
> > > > > c 415-624-6447
> > > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > --
> > > Randy Abernethy
> > > Managing Partner
> > > RX-M, LLC
> > > randy.abernethy@rx-m.com
> > > o 415-800-2922
> > > c 415-624-6447
> > >
>
>
>
> --
>
> --
> Randy Abernethy
> Managing Partner
> RX-M, LLC
> randy.abernethy@rx-m.com
> o 415-800-2922
> c 415-624-6447
>


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-- 
Randy Abernethy
Managing Partner
RX-M, LLC
randy.abernethy@rx-m.com
o 415-800-2922
c 415-624-6447

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