[Mono-dev] UIA and olive

Stephen Shaw sshaw at decriptor.com
Tue Aug 12 23:53:40 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.

Sandy mentioned that toshok said that most of WindowsBase.dll is stubbed out.


>> 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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