[Mono-winforms-list] Windows Forms.

Bob Smith bob@thestuff.net
Sun, 26 Jan 2003 15:45:23 -0500 (EST)

I'm for a gtk# one. It wouldnt work with all apps, but hopefully a good
chunk of them. And as more and more apps go .NET only, there will be less
of a need for P/Invoke.

On 26 Jan 2003, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> Hey guys,
>     So we have a problem with Windows.Forms right now.  To test/develop
> on Linux we need to get Wine to include support for a few semaphore API
> calls.
>     As said before, Winforms implemented with Wine is required to have
> full support for Wndprocs and P/Invokes, and is the right way of doing
> things.
>     The other option that we have scratched is to build Windows.Forms
> using a native toolkit, because we would not be able to achieve 100%
> compatibility.
>     Idea: it would be useful to have a Windows.Forms implementation that
> used Gtk# at least to port existing Open Source Winforms code that we
> could tweak or ifdef chunks of code.
>     Opinions?
> Miguel
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