[MonoDevelop] Assembly reorganization
lluis at ximian.com
Tue Jul 26 13:48:55 EDT 2005
El dl 25 de 07 del 2005 a les 17:16 -0300, en/na Rafael Teixeira va
> On 7/25/05, Lluis Sanchez <lluis at ximian.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Also I disliked the IdeApplication name, I would prefer just
> > > MonoDevelop.Application.
> > I also don't like IdeApplication too much as well. However, I don't
> > think that MonoDevelop.Application is also good enough since, as I said,
> > there can be other MD based applications in the future. The namespace
> > should differentiate the IDE application from other applications.
> What about:
> I know it is long but certainly the class name is seldom used/typed,
> and the using clauses for the namespace are normally 'autocompleted',
> It is the kind of name my classes and methods get as I deem
> clarity/precision as much more important than source file size (look
I think that in the context of software development, "IDE" is more clear
and easy to read than IntegratedDevelopmentEnvironment.
> at Mono.GetOptions sources to verify that).
> Your definition for IdeApplication was worded as
> > > * The Ide class: a root class for accessing all IDE
> > > services (like we have Runtime for the core services).
Nope. MonoDevelop.IdeApplication is the namespace, not the class. The
class would be just Ide (that is, MonoDevelop.IdeApplication.Ide).
> And I think my long suggestion fits the "root class" concept well.
> Also IdeApplication , in truth, didn't convey the "access to IDE
> services" part so well, it kind of looked like an standalone/closed
I was referring to "IDE services" in a very generic way, meaning "the
Ide API". Here are a couple of examples of how would you use the Ide
// Open and modify a file
Document doc = Ide.Workbench.OpenDocument ("myfile.cs");
IEditable editable = doc.Content as IEditable;
editable.Text += "more text";
// Build a project using IDE's output panel and progress bars.
Project p = (Project) Runtime.ProjectService.ReadFile ("myproject.mdp");
So, the Ide class is the starting point for all IDE operations. The name
of the class should not be too long since it will be used often.
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