[MonoDevelop] Project / Solution Terminology

Scott Ellington scottellington at comcast.net
Thu Jan 19 22:12:19 EST 2006

To be honest, I'd have to agree.  I have been writing a tutorial, and I
keep wanting to use the term 'Project' when I am speaking of a

On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 21:57 +0000, Alexandre Miguel Pedro Gomes wrote:
> imho thats kind of following microsoft's terminalogy instead of
> following logic. I would rather call it Project (for the current
> Solution concept) and Assembly (to current projects). That would be
> much more close to the reallity and easier to learn by new users. 
> On 1/19/06, Scott Ellington <scottellington at comcast.net> wrote:
>         I think it might be helpful to clarify the use of terminology
>         in
>         MonoDevelop.  A Solution is a group of projects.  However
>         there are
>         several instances of inconsistent use of this
>         terminology.  For example,
>         the templates in the "New Solution Window" all use the term
>         "Project". 
>         (i.e. "Console Project").
>         In addition, the "Combine" term is still used in certain
>         places.  Such
>         as the "Combine Options" window.  This all might be a little
>         confusing
>         for users, so if people are okay with it, I will create a bug
>         for 
>         tracking and fixing issues of incorrect terminology.
>         I will go ahead and fix the Welcome Page which is a glaring
>         offender.
>         Scott
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> Alexandre Gomes, Portugal
Scott Ellington <scottellington at comcast.net>

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