[Mono-list] commented stubs in EventLog class

Gert Driesen gert.driesen@pandora.be
Mon, 30 Jun 2003 20:34:30 +0200

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel@ximian.com>
To: "Gert Driesen" <gert.driesen@pandora.be>
Cc: "Jonathan Pryor" <jonpryor@vt.edu>; <mono-list@lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 8:27 PM
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] commented stubs in EventLog class

> Hello,
> > I understand, but this means that I won't be able to distribute a single
> > assembly for both Mono and .NET.
> >
> > It doesn't bother me that these methods are not implemented, as in our
> > case (log4net) that just means that the EventLogAppender doesn't work on
> > Mono.  Which is something we can document in the docs and release notes.
> >
> > It's a pity that we're not able to distribute a single assembly for both
> > Mono and .NET because of this, but again, I understand.
> I understand this is an issue.  We could change it to throw an
> exception, but my guess is that you would not like that either, right?

I would not have problems with that, as log4net will not have exceptions
propagated to callers anyway (loggers should never cause exceptions, it will
handle these exceptions gracefully).

> What about contributing a simple-minded EventLog implementation?

I'll pretty new to mono (I do have you quite some experience in c#), and I
don't have much expirience in C, but I'll see what I can come up with ...

What direction should we take on unix ?