[Mono-list] Windows.Forms, KDE

Bob Smith bob@thestuff.net
Fri, 5 Jul 2002 17:10:27 -0400 (EDT)

I dont know if the question has been asked yet but, speaking of Swing,
could it be used in .Net/Would anyone want to use it?

On 5 Jul 2002, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> > So, I think, it is important to say that on the mono-homepage, before people
> > write OpenSource W-Form-programs in hope, that it run in any time on Linux.
> Completely agreed.
> Notice that I am not ruling out Windows.Forms, but Ximian will not
> likely devote resources to this task (unless we are hired to do it)
> given the size of the problem.
> In the meantime, if people want cross platform GUI applications in a
> high level language, I believe that the best thing they can do is use
> Swing and Java.   I have been using LimeWire for quite some time, and I
> am pretty happy with its cross-platformness.
> Maybe I am spoiled because I use a PII/700, but it seems to run quite
> fast, and have really no complains about the speed of Swing there.
> Miguel.
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