[Mono-dev] SPAM-LOW: Application Portability Guidelines.

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Tue Aug 1 18:32:45 EDT 2006


> My original question was simpler: why is there a heading "Using
> Windows.Forms as a cross-platform API" but not one for "Using GTK# as a
> cross-platform API"? Clearly there could be lots of reasons to prefer one
> over the other, but if you want to port an app, it seems like keeping the
> API you already have would generally be your first choice.
> I guess the answer is that the page is more aimed at porting Windows apps to
> Mono and not the other way around.

The idea of this page was not really to advocate one technology over the
other, it is just a list of helpful hints on how to port an application.

I have a section though, that I would like to fill out:


And the idea was to present some of these ideas

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