[Gtk-sharp-list] Improving Gtk#

John Luke john.luke@gmail.com
Thu, 28 Apr 2005 11:16:40 -0400

On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 12:27 -0700, Todd Berman wrote:

> The gtk-dotnet.dll stuff doesnt work on win32, and cairo is really just
> to slow to be usable on linux. Gdk may or may not be the best API
> possible, but it is blazingly fast, and as portable as your app. We have
> moved away from the gtk-dotnet stuff and towards 100% Gdk for that very
> reason.

Out of curiosity is this via System.Drawing, Mono.Cairo, or pinvoking
cairo directly that it is too slow.  Of course the cairo developers do
say they haven't optimized it at all yet, so I would expect it to get
faster once they have stabilized the API which sounds like it will be
soon.  It sort of has to ...