[Mono-dev] UIA and olive

Stephen Shaw sshaw at decriptor.com
Tue Aug 12 23:12:59 EDT 2008

> Stephen,
> On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 11:42 -0600, Stephen Shaw wrote:
>> I was wondering what the future of olive is?  Reason for asking is
>> that UIA has stuff in there as well as depending on WindowsBase.  This
>> makes our release dependent on olive.  Are things going to move from
>> olive to mono? Our will olive stabilize and get released?  Do we need
>> to release a slimmed down version of olive with just the uia stuff and
>> windowsbase?
> Sorry, I don't clearly understand the problem here.  The UIA stuff wants
> a release schedule and is tied to olive because of WindowsBase?

Sorry, in a way we are looking for a release schedule or at least
figure out the plan for olive as we have stuff in there and depend on
another dll.  Because of these our release schedule/time table is
completely dependent on what happens to olive.

We also have 3 dlls in there.

> If thats the case I can see two options, but miguel and eno should
> probably weigh in:
> #1: Mirror WindowsBase into the UIA trees for release
> #2: Move WindowsBase into the Mono release cycle

#2 would be ideal.

> #1 is probably preferable for now so that you can release outside of the
> mono release schedule which may not conincide with yours?
> Please advise,
> -g

Hope that helps?


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