[Mono-list] Good Mono Project

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Thu, 17 Mar 2005 12:43:05 -0500


> I've worked in VB6 for about 8 years. VBA and VBScript might not be
> too 
> bad, but VB6 would be a nightmare. VB6 even within itself operates
> thru 
> COM for many of the things it does and that includes most of the
> controls 
> that you put on a form. Moving applications would require recompiling
> as 
> well as getting many vendors to make *nix versions of the needed
> controls 
> or creating replacements for them. VB6 is very big on data grids
> especially. 
> So I'm not sure that this would happen.

Thanks for the feedback.  I have now updated the Technical FAQ on the
Mono web site.