[Mono-list] Cross-Platform GUI Tookit

Edward Ned Harvey (mono) edward.harvey.mono at clevertrove.com
Mon Nov 17 23:50:49 UTC 2014

> From: Miguel de Icaza [mailto:miguel at xamarin.com]
> On Windows it is quite decent, it is a thin layer on top of the native Win32
> API.   So if you want a simple Win32 app, it is ideal.
> On Mac, you are slightly wrong.   There are two backends.   An X11 backend
> and a Cocoa backend, so you do not need X11 to run those app,
> That said, it contains both bugs as well as limitations based on the light Win32
> emulation.

Thanks for that.

When I said Windows.Forms is the oldest and junkiest thing on windows, I only meant it's old-style.  You could get an equally compatible, more modern look using something else like WPF.

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