[Mono-dev] UIA and olive

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Tue Aug 12 23:32:23 EDT 2008

For reference, we have somewhat similar things: System.Management.dll,
System.EnterpriseServices.dll and System.Messaging.dll.

Atsushi Eno

> The problem here is that the dependency WindowsBase.dll has never
> been worked on (actually I'm even unsure what kind of
> work this dll needs) and hence never treated as stable.
> Though, for the sake of UIA releases, we could make this dll as
> API stable (if we aren't, we could do it within not a long time)
> and move from olive to mcs, marking almost everything as MonoTODO.
> The same kind of trouble will happen once get complete WCF application
> assemblies such as System.ServiceModel.Web.dll. It is almost API
> complete, but cannot be released without System.ServiceModel.dll
> which has a lot of unimplemented annoyance such as WS-*.
> Astoria in .NET 3.5 would likely run into the same problem too.

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