Bug 9712 - Poor F# support
Summary: Poor F# support
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.8.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: High normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Atsushi Eno
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Reported: 2013-01-22 12:52 UTC by Andrew Pennebaker
Modified: 2013-05-23 13:30 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Andrew Pennebaker 2013-01-22 12:52:18 UTC
F# is only supported as a hack, requiring compilation to JavaScript and then running on a rather limited WebKit environment. Can we add better F# support to Mono for Android?
Comment 1 Gonz 2013-03-12 19:08:06 UTC
Could we also get a Z-machine front end with triglyphs and full localization for Esperanto?  My totally existent professional app can't ship without it!
Comment 2 Jonathan Pryor 2013-05-22 16:11:21 UTC
Is this fixed in 4.7.x/master?
Comment 3 Atsushi Eno 2013-05-23 13:30:04 UTC
Now that asm.js is supported there is no problem to first translate F# into Javascript then WebKit will automatically translate them into native code. Win!

(No, actually F# support in our Xamarin.Android runtime is in our 4.7.x release, with some fixes on Windows side in the next alpha release ;-)