[Mono-dev] Mono 2.0 Preview 1 is out!!

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Fri Aug 22 16:36:33 EDT 2008

> > Ah, this is very interesting.   You are running Paint.NET on Windows
> > with Mono.   This is fascinating, because it never occurred to me.
> >
> > I started on a different direction, since Paint.NET contained a lot of
> > calls to Win32, I started porting the code to Linux and replacing the
> > SystemLayer.dll code with code that worked on Unix.
> This caught my attention.   If Paint.NET uses lots of Win32 calls,
> but can be made to run on Mono on Windows, then it would
> be interesting to see if it ran on Mono on Wine.
> That could open up a lot of doors.

An intriguing idea!

> Wine's gdiplus is becoming much more complete lately,
> so this might not be as crazy at it sounds.

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