JaCIL (pronounced "jackal") is a graduate capstone project to create a byte-code compiler to translate CLI binaries to binaries suitable for consumption by the JVM.
Both the .NET Framework via the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) provide for a managed, virtual execution environment for running high-level virtual machine code. As these two platforms become ubiquitous, it is of pragmatic and academic interest to have the capability of running CLI code on the JVM and visa-versa.
JaCIL stands for Java Common Intermediate Language. The Common Intermediate Language (CIL) is the byte-code language of the CLI.