[Mono-devel-list] Windows.Forms schemes.

Jay Bennie jay at lincore.co.uk
Wed Aug 27 14:43:24 EDT 2003

swt is definetly worth continuing, as there is a need to be able to develop
for platforms other than windows and swt or #gtk is probably the quickest
route to a working solution.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel at ximian.com>
To: "Moore, Paul" <Paul.Moore06 at ca.com>
Cc: "Thong (Tum) Nguyen" <tum at veridicus.com>; "Neil Cawse"
<NeilCawse at geotab.com>; <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 5:51 PM
Subject: RE: [Mono-devel-list] Windows.Forms schemes.

> Hello,
> > Its not simply a case of 'eventually the best solution will win' (or
> >  solutions).
> Different people have different needs.  You have outlined your needs.
> > Some of us have to place bets now and changing horses late is a tough
> > thing to do (look at #develop)
> I would not represent it that way;  I would represent it as #develop
> having different goals than you do.  The beauty of open source is that
> if you care *enough* about a project, you are free to devote time and
> energy into the direction you want.
> > I don't care about p/invoke and windows procs, I am looking to create
> >  new apps. I just want a way to
> >
> > A) write portable GUI code
> > B) painlessley if possible (ie a GUI designer)
> > C) that uses (not looks like) the native widgets
> If those are your needs, then from the documented I posted your options
> are SWT or wx.NET.
> Miguel.
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