[MonoDevelop] Re: Monodevelop on windows
Thu, 23 Dec 2004 11:34:26 -0800
On Wed, 2004-12-22 at 12:03 -0500, Matt Philmon wrote:
> Monodevelop began as a port of #Develop. If you want to work on Windows just
> use #Develop for now. I guess I just don't understand the need for
> Monodevelop on Windows. Is it because you want to use GTK+ for writing your
> GUI instead of Winforms? I guess I just don't get it. Personally I use
> Visual Studio.NET 2003 on Windows and MonoDevelop on Linux. On Windows you
> will have the Microsoft .NET framework installed anyway. This is basically
> guaranteed these days since Microsoft bundles it with so many applications
> and updates these days. Since code with .NET your code is interpreted the
> first time it's run you can even do all your development in Windows (if you
> want). Once Mono is fully implemented you don't even have to recompile the
> code to make it run under Linux as long as it's completely managed code.
> That said, I LOVE Monodevelop and what it brings to Linux... I just don't
> get the need for Windows support with so many options already there.
It is very simple.
This is an opensource project, and people work on what they are
interested in working on.
MonoDevelop on Windows is not something that I am personally interesting
in making work, or maintaining, however it is something that I am
willing to push into the main repository because of its use to others.