[Mono-dev] idea summary: Swing in Mono?...

Chris Toshok toshok at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 15:08:34 EST 2009

err, I meant:  "cross VM, cross platform, cross ui framework toolkit
of some kind"

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Chris Toshok <toshok at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, I really don't understand the aim of this thread.  It seems you
> are trying to decide how to write a cross VM (of which you are
> *writing* a jvm and CIL vm?), cross platform, cross ui framework.  Or
> at least that's what I've understood, anyway.  Perhaps being a little
> more specific about things with us would help us understand exactly
> where you're going.
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 12:49 AM, Stefanos A. <stapostol at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just pitching in to say that QT 4.5 has gained OpenGL support
>> (http://labs.trolltech.com/blogs/2008/10/22/so-long-and-thanks-for-the-blit/).
>> They have also demonstrated QT rendering directly onto an OpenGL surface.
>> My personal opinion (as a developer) is that the last thing we need is yet
>> another UI API. What you describe amounts more or less to WPF (so why not
>> "just" implement WPF in Mono?)
>> Besides, as Chris said, Mono already supports Moonlight so why not use
>> that directly?
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