----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Harrington" <matt / msg.ucsf.edu>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp>
Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 9:58 PM
Subject: [ruby-talk:8611] Re: k.Net, GTK.Net, and FOX.Net?


>
> > # > So, to get around this, does anyone have any idea of how feasible it
> > would
> > # > be to produce Tk.Net, GTK.Net, and FOX.Net libraries (assuming that
> > .Net
> > # > is not too much of a Bottle.Net for dynamic
> > # > OO)?
>
>
> The answer from Microsoft is ... yes, this is possible.  I don't know
> enough about Tk, Gtk, or FOX to say whether or not it is feasible, but
it's
> not impossible.
>
> i also heard (not from Microsoft) that ActiveState is working on something
> along these lines.
>
> ---Matt
>
>

ActiveState is already pushing it on their site. Microsoft also funds, or
helps fund them. So, Microsoft has extended, they have embraced, all thats
left is the "extinguish" unless they have changed their spots.
Hmmm, Microsoft with their own version of Perl and Python in the future?

Brad