[Mono-winforms-list] WinForms development status?

Jonathan Pobst monkey at jpobst.com
Thu Dec 9 14:31:18 EST 2010

I don't think there's going to be much more effort put into Winforms 
from Novell or the Mono team.

The only way forward would be for a contributor(s) to step up and be 
willing to review, test, and commit patches to Winforms.


On 12/9/2010 4:23 AM, Stifu wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I don't know if it's global to Mono or specific to WinForms, but I've
> noticed WinForms development has been quite slow lately. New bugs keep being
> reported (now at 450 open bugs), and few are resolved (for the record: 7 bug
> fixed since September, that's like 2 per month).
> I understand that WinForms is not a priority for the Mono team, that's fine,
> but what about patches submitted by the community that have been waiting for
> a while now?
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/buglist.cgi?short_desc=[PATCH]&classification=Mono&query_format=advanced&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=NEEDINFO&bug_status=REOPENED&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&component=Windows.Forms&product=Mono%3A%20Class%20Libraries
> There are probably more than that, if the person who submitted a patch
> didn't change the bug title.
> What can we do to get things moving?

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