[Mono-list] Will Mono/WinForms be the next HTHML/CSS mess?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Sun Jan 21 00:33:25 EST 2007

> > Will it be possible to write cross-platform application using
> > Mono+WinForms and have the application look and feel *exactly* the same
> > on both Linux and Windows?
> Yes

Not really.

> > Or will it be more like the current situation for HTML/CSS where you
> > have to switch back and forth in order to make sure that both platforms
> > display perfection in terms of "fit and finish" ?
> It isn't really comparable.  There is a canonical version of WinForms;  
>   where Mono differs will simply be a bug.

There could be bugs, limitations, operating system differences,
rendering differences, bug fixes and others.

People should still debug and test both.

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