[Mono-list] [OT] Project Hathi, help needed

Atsushi Eno atsushieno at veritas-vos-liberabit.com
Tue Jun 16 05:01:30 EDT 2009


You don't seem to really know the actual state of modules in olive.
WPF is not ready by any means. Correct me if you *really* tried it
and it's working, but I assume your app won't work with olive.
And note that we have no plan to work on WPF now.

(Chris would know a lot more about existing olive WPF code.)

You could instead try to use Moonlight.Gtk (at least once it gets

(And WCF stack went to mcs. Though the state is the same "not
supported", it is on the other hand ready for moonlight use.)

Atsushi Eno

elnomade wrote:
> kuse wrote:
>> elnomade wrote:
>>> Dear Community, good evening.
>>> A few days ago, with a friend of mine, decided to start the Hathi
>>> project.
>>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/hathi/
>>> Just a short introduction to our project:
>>> Hathi is a reincarnition of the lphant P2P project.
>>> lphant was a free sofware project for a P2P client. Its community
>>> released several versions under GPL license. Then, when application
>>> raised 1.0, some of their developers felt in the dark side temptations
>>> and split the project in two parts, the GUI, still under GPL and the
>>> "kernel", under closed source.
>>> After that, they released 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 versions, without so much
>>> luck.
>>> Bad luck continued and a company bought the lphant.com domain and uses it
>>> to offer a fake 4.0 version of that application.
>>> We already started to work with the GPL source code of lphant, version
>>> 1.0 and GUI 1.10. We will make it stable to create a solid baseline for
>>> Hathi.
>>> First ideas to implement in this project are:
>>> *Bittorrent support, using BitSharp library
>>> http://www.mono-project.com/Bitsharp
>>> *New logging facilities, using Log4Net http://logging.apache.org/log4net/
>>> *WPF GUI, like Family.Show: http://www.codeplex.com/familyshow
>>> *New deployment facilities, as rpm and deb packaging. Also new Windows
>>> installer.
>>> Currently we need help for different roles, including:
>>> * C# Developers, .net and/or mono
>>> * C# QA Testers
>>> * People to create documentation, .net documenting facilities is
>>> appreciated, but we can train for these tasks.
>>> * Translators, for GUI and documentation.
>>> * Ubuntu and/or debian packagers
>>> * RPM (Fedora, CentOS) packagers.
>>> We will appreciate if you spread this message between your colleagues and
>>> friends.
>>> Regards.
>>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>>> Leonardo Ludueña
>> You wrote WPF GUI, isnt that a technology only available on Windows .Net
>> platform?
> Not actually, even when it's limited, Mono has the Olive project covering
> WPF, WCF & WF technologies.
> Check: http://www.mono-project.com/Olive
> Also, please take note that lphant had a nice feature. It had a lot of GUI,
> one for each environment: web, windows, gtk, mobile and wx.
> Even when we think that GUI is a relevant part, we will focus in
> functionality first. We are open to hear all ideas.
> Regards. 

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