[Mono-devel-list] advice on portable UI coding

Christoph Wille christophw at alphasierrapapa.com
Wed Aug 27 02:42:00 EDT 2003


As stated, we do not have the resources to work on a new UI library and an 
IDE in parallel (the IDE is currently progressing very nicely), and make 
both great.

I wrote this to the mailing list as a "wakeup call" for the others that 
were working together with us, so someone of them would take over the lead 
and make #WT a reality. It did the trick, because work is active once 
again. So join the mailing list, and help - testing the classes is much 


At 08:17 PM 8/26/2003 -0400, Moore, Paul wrote:
>I see this post on the 'what tools' thread
>"'#WT' is no longer under "offical" development by the SharpDevelop
>crew, but people are still able to "contribute."
>That's Open-Source talk for "dead project"; had it many contributors I
>have no doubt that the SharpDevelop team would've just dropped it
>without a word to the mailing list otherwise.
>Thus, I sincerely doubt that SharpDevelop is going to hit Linux unless
>Portable.NET has some powerful Winforms implementation or Mono's WINE
>library has some magic up its sleeve. "
>Is this true? It's very disappointing since #WT was the best choice that
>I could see.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Miguel de Icaza [mailto:miguel at ximian.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 7:29 AM
>To: Moore, Paul
>Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] advice on portable UI coding
> > What would people recommend for writing portable UI intensive code?
>You might want to read:
>         http://primates.ximian.com/~miguel/tmp/toolkits.html

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