[Mono-list] GTKsharp 3
ventsislav.mladenov at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 07:36:46 UTC 2012
Hi, you could check in KDE bindings mailing list - kde-bindings at kde.org
qt bindings are generated by tool called assemblygen -
Here are the install instructions -
On 09/12/2012 12:59 PM, Daniel Hughes wrote:
> The link does not actually answer any of my questions.
> Who is working on it? Not answered, expect to say that some of the
> banshee guys have contributed, doesn't tell me who is leading or drive
> the effort, my guess is no one is.
> Where is the code? Not answered at all
> Where will it be released? Not answered, expect to say someone tried
> it a while ago and it didn't work.
> All these other binding GUI projects are well and good but none of
> them are released and packaged for Debian.
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Ventsislav Mladenov
> <ventsislav.mladenov at gmail.com <mailto:ventsislav.mladenov at gmail.com>>
> We should take a look of Qyoto project, Qt bindings are
> generated automatically not like GTK's which had been created
> manually. The mono team does not want to create a GTK 3 bindings
> because everything has to be done from scratch again and this is a
> lot of work.
> On 09/11/2012 01:12 PM, Daniel Hughes wrote:
>> GTK 3 was released 10 Feb 2011. That's a long time ago.
>> During that time .net bindings have failed to eventuate.
>> Information on what has been happening has been very hard to
>> find, despite a large number of .net applications on linux using
>> these bindings.
>> As the author of an opensource application dependent on these
>> bindings I find this lack of information very concerning. And I'm
>> starting to ask myself questions like, Am I now dependent of a
>> dead or dieing library?
>> Banshee was removed from the default ubuntu
>> install, officially because of lack of GTK 3 support.
>> I have the following questions:
>> Where is the source code for GTK 3 support?
>> As far as I can establish the GTK sharp code is hosted here:
>> However there is no branch in there labelled as GTK3
>> Who supports GTK sharp?
>> If it is community maintained, who are the main contributors?
>> Is there a projected or planned release date for GTK 3 support?
>> Developers dependent on GTK sharp need this information in order
>> to plan the future of there applications.
>> If GTK sharp is really dying then application developers
>> dependent on it need to know, so they can either contribute to it
>> or move there applications on to something else.
>> If the bindings are struggling, how come there has been no call
>> for contributors, or at least transparent information about what
>> is going on. Rather then the current back whole of information.
>> Recently ubuntu held an app competition, it was hugely successful
>> and while it was on people where asking questions like this:
>> And all we could do was advice that they use another language.
>> If we lose GTK# bindings where does that leave mono on desktop
>> linux? We have no QT bindings, no clutter bindings and no GTK# 3
>> bindings. in sort we have no bindings available (by that I mean
>> packaged in debian or similar) for the latest version of any
>> native linux GUI tool kit.
>> I'm going to say this again, mono developers cannot use the
>> latest version of any native linux GUI tool kit.
>> Now maybe the GTK# bindings are alive and well and are about to
>> issue a release. However if that is true then the developers have
>> a lot of room for improvement with there communications.
>> Daniel Hughes
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