[Mono-dev] GSoC 2012 Proposal - WPF

Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui safknw at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 14:32:30 UTC 2012

Hi Lucas,

Since you have already contributed in wine, I suggest you to look into
wine mono bridge, this will be very useful too run applications on
mono which use component which are already in mono like Winform, Gtk#
.. etc and those apps did not have a Linux version.

Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui
"Peace" is the Ultimate desire of mankind.

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 4:22 AM, Lucas Zawacki <lfzawacki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm Lucas Fialho Zawacki a Computer Science undergrad at UFRGS
> university in Brazil. I have 4
> years of experience as a programmer and I'm well versed in C/C++,
> Ruby, Lua as well as some other languages.
> I have a lot of experience with Windows programming, mostly because
> I'm also a contributor to the Wine project and have worked with them
> for last year's GSoC.
> As you may know, Wine is not so useful when applications mix .NET with
> native code and I've always wondered
> why Mono couldn't help there. In the past few days I did the reading
> about and I reckon the WPF would
> help in this regard. From what I gather, there's little interest in
> implementing this due to the size of the project and
> the convergence with Silverlight. Well I'm interested.
> I understand this is a huge undertaking so I ask for ways to limit the
> scope of such a project to make it feasible in a summer? Maybe it's
> possible to propose a "port" of the intersection the API has with
> Moonlight?
> I wait for your feedback. I'm also hanging around at #mono as 'lfz'.
> Best regards
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