[Mono-list] Willing to Help

Alex Roman allex2k3@yahoo.ca
Mon, 04 Apr 2005 22:54:20 -0400

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 18:54 -0700, Todd Berman wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 16:59 +0100, Milen Dzhumerov wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > 
> > Let met write a quick intro. I've been recently interested in Mono since 
> > I didn't like the idea writing apps for GNOME in C, I just think it's 
> > too low level, anyway, that's just my opinion. So I looked at the 
> > alternatives(PyGTK etc) and really liked the idea behind Mono so I 
> > bought `Mono A Developer's Notebook` and really enjoyed reading it. But 
> > what I've found frustrating after checking the online documentation is 
> > that some chapters about developing GNOME apps are just missing. So I 
> > just wanted to ask if I can do some work on them etc. The second thing 
> > was that I haven't found *any* docs about using the system tray in GNOME 
> > using Mono or GTK+. The only clue I've found is that most applications 
> > use libegg or something like that to implement it but there's no 
> > official HOWTO/Info on this. I would really like to write a HOWTO and 
> > possible a Mono library for using the system tray, but as I am a newbie 
> > in the Mono world I would need some help. If someone is able to guide me 
> > along, it would be great, I will just need tips and hints, I will do the 
> > work on my own. And BTW, I'm not sure that I'm writing to the right list 
> > so excuse me if I'm not.
> http://off.net/~tberman/diary/archives/003104.html
> That might be enough to get you started. It isn't 100% done, but it is
> at least a good place to start.
> --Todd
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Does that library work in all fdo compliant desktop managers which
implement a tray icon?