[Mono-list] Windows forms

Shahms E. King shahms@shahms.com
08 Jul 2002 21:25:31 -0700

On Mon, 2002-07-08 at 16:27, Jon Gilkison wrote:
> > The basic Structure of the Class library should be the same 
> > on a Platform by platform basis.
> > system.windows.forms
> > system.gnome.forms
> I think Douglas hits it right on the head here.  My use of windows.forms
> and just straight win32 UI programming, Microsoft never intended this
> (by design) to be a cross platform UI toolkit, so a lot of steam is
> potentially wasted coercing it to be so.
> Nothing is preventing anyone from coming to market (either open source
> or otherwise) a cross platform kit for .net/mono.  If the kits are able
> to maintain a close appearance in terms of classes, then moving a gui
> app should be a lot less effort.

I think, if we could get Gtk+ using native look and feel on Mac OS X and
Windows, Gtk# could easily fulfill that roll...