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monodevelop-list.1.tracyanne at spamgourmet.com monodevelop-list.1.tracyanne at spamgourmet.com
Fri Feb 24 17:19:57 EST 2006

Thanks Lluis, what sort of timeline are we looking at until there is a
functional GUI designer in MonoDevelop? I don't have a lot of free time,
but if there is anything I can do to help, I would be happy to do so.
Testing, documentation spring to mind, perhaps debuging.


Tracy Barlow

On Fri, 2006-02-24 at 18:39 +0100, Lluis Sanchez - lluis at ximian.com
> El vie, 24-02-2006 a las 07:34 +1000,
> monodevelop-list.1.tracyanne at spamgourmet.com escribió:
> > What's the story on this? Can one use Glade-3 with Monodevelop, and if
> > so how? or do we wait until the integrated GUI designer is released with
> > Monodevelop?
> The story is the following:
> When the first Glade-3 development snapshot was released some months
> ago, it looked like a good chance to integrate a GUI designer in
> MonoDevelop. Glade-3 provided, for the first time, a set of widgets
> which could be easily integrated into an application like MD. Moreover,
> the development of Stetic (the GUI designer specially designed for Mono)
> was stopped since Dan (the maintainer) had to move to another Novell
> project. That's why the glade-3 integration work started.
> However, after doing the main integration work, it became clear that
> Glade-3 fell a bit short of functionality (in its current development
> status) for what we want to achieve with MonoDevelop. So, given the fact
> that I'll have to spend time hacking on a GUI designer in order to match
> the needs of MD, I prefer hacking on Stetic rather than on Glade-3. So
> that's what I've been doing the last weeks. I plan to commit the new
> integrated designer next week.
> To summarize: MonoDevelop will have its own GUI designer (based on
> Stetic). There won't be Glade-3 integration (unless somebody else wants
> to continue the work for some reason).
> Lluis.

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