[Mono-list] Bonobo Components

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Thu, 01 Jan 2004 16:25:40 -0500


> > > I'm looking into using Bonobo as a means of writing a program in both C
> > > and C#, with C# being used for most of the higher-level work.  Is this
> > > possible with Mono, yet?  Are there Bonobo bindings or any way to use
> > > Component or anything?
> > > 
> > > What's the state of Bonobo in Mono?
> > 
> > There is no support for Bonobo in Gtk# yet.
> > 
> > You dont need Bonobo to interface to C code, use Platform/Invoke to use that.
> Thanks.  I was hoping to avoid P/Invoke, is all.  Some portions would've
> made great Scaffold plugins, but Scaffold makes heavy use of Bonobo.
> Oh well.  Thanks.

Well, this is a great chance to help then ;-)

The lack of Bonobo bindings is just a sign that we have been focusing
heavily on the base stuff (gdk, gtk and *some* gnome libraries), but we
are by no means complete.