[Mono-winforms-list] [Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk# or Mono Winforms for Linux-only project

Sandy Armstrong sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Sat Nov 1 09:04:21 EDT 2008

Tynar wrote:
> It depends on what distros are you going to port. I mean mono with
> winforms works perfect on SuSE but on other Unix like distros I can't
> say that, because libgdiplus is built with many dependencies like
> cairo, pango.

The stack is usually pretty dependable on major distros besides suse, too.

> On GTK# can be the great solution for your GUI
> applications. I see many softwares running on GTK on many cross
> platforms, i.e. firefox.

Firefox uses its own UI toolkit, XUL, which only uses a GTK+ backend
when running on Linux.  It does not use GTK+ on other platforms.


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