[Mono-winforms-list] Re: [Mono-dev] Help contributing to libgdiplus and Cairo integration

Jordi Mas jordi at ximian.com
Wed Oct 5 13:44:41 EDT 2005

El dc 05 de 10 del 2005 a les 12:49 -0500, en/na Jonathan Gilbert va

> I don't have much to say about the rest of the e-mail, but this last
> statement is not true. System.Windows.Forms uses System.Drawing for all of
> its drawing needs, and System.Drawing is a relatively thin wrapper of GDI+,


Microsoft implemented System.Windows.Forms as a thin wrapper on top of
the Win32 API not on top of System.Drawing like we are doing (that's
because we call our implementation managed). Most of Microsoft SWF
controls are native and these ones do not use GDI+.

I hope that this helps to clarify.


Jordi Mas i Hernàndez - Mono development team - http://www.mono-project.com
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