[Mono-dev] Moonlight for Win/Mac as a cross platform desktop

Joe Dluzen jdluzen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 23:13:51 EST 2011

That's a bummer. Thanks for the clarification M.

Is there an updated class status page for ML4? As well as a
non-automatically generated overview of ML status? What works, what
doesn't, what's missing, you know...

Did you/Novell/Xamarin ask Microsoft to open source it? And if so, why
they said no?


On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com> wrote:
>> While Xamarin is busy in ARM land, I would hope that they could spend
>> just a bit of time and get the Moonlight trunk in a nice easy-to-build
>> state. Perhaps some ready-to-integrate static/shared libs too...
>> Stefan, are you able to target Silverlight 4 OOB? That should take
>> care of Windows and Mac desktop.
> Moonlight is somewhere between 3.x and 4.x, with one gap: we do nto have any
> of the generic.xaml code that is needed to style the new controls, and
> Microsoft never open sourced the high-level libraries for 3.x and 4.x like
> they did for 2.x.   So there is a significant amount of work left to be done
> for complete compatibility.
> Miguel

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