[MonoDevelop] new cmbx file format

Lluis Sanchez lluis@ximian.com
Wed, 09 Feb 2005 22:13:23 +0100

On dc, 2005-02-09 at 21:38 +0100, Pascal Fresnay wrote:
> Hi,
> I updated MonoDevelop to 0.5.99 version that use a new version of .cmbx
> file format (MonoDevelop ask me for converting them)
> But it seems that this new format is not compatible with latest
> SharpDevelop on Windows (1.0.3).
> Why breaking compatibility ?

Because SharpDevelop's file format is too limited for what we want to
achieve with MonoDevelop.

> I don't know if i'm alone but I use to develop on Windows & Linux and
> compatibility between those two apps was a good feature.

One of the new features of MonoDevelop is support for multiple file
formats. We just need to write a format provider for SharpDevelop, but
this is not a priority right now.


> Regards,
> Pascal Fresnay
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