[Mono-list] Report and print systems.

Jorge Pérez Burgos (Koke) koke@eresmas.net
14 Jan 2003 20:37:01 +0100

> > we have an in-development reporting system in libgda. That is not
> > covered by the GDA# bindings (part of GTK#), but as soon as we've got
> > something working (which should be soon, since we now have a person
> > working on that), I'll add bindings for the reporting stuff to GDA#.
> > 
> > So, maybe you can just wait for those bindings, or help us in finishing
> > them up ASAP.
> > 
> > As a quick intro, the reporting stuff we're doing is XML-based, where we
> > have a DTD that describes the structure of the report, and then, that
> > file is run through the reporting engine, which fills it in with data
> > from the database. This is what we're hoping to complete very soon. Once
> > we've got that, we'll make conversions to many formats via XSLT, which
> > shouldn't be hard at all.
> > 
> also forgot to say that the reporting stuff will include printing
> support, so you'll just have a Print method or something to print it
> out.

	It's an evaluation, i have to do a demo program to show it. i think
i'll take the browser aproach. We'll change lately to gda# if we do the
program definetely with mono.

Thx for all.