[MonoDevelop] Native support for VS2005 Projects in Monodevelop

"Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]
Mon Jan 8 16:54:24 EST 2007

Lluis Sanchez escribió:
>>> The addin doesn't provide native support for vs2003 projects. I should
>>> be checking on the
>>> "format version" on the .sln file i guess, and report a summary or
>>> something of the errors.
>> I see. Well, then we have a weird behaviour in MonoDevelop :) because:
>> - VS2003 projects can be imported, but not used.
>> - VS2005 projects can be used, but not imported.
> Yeah, the current situation is a bit confusing. Here is a proposal that
> would simplify it from the user point of view: remove the "Import VS2003
> project" option from the File menu, and instead add a new file VS2003
> format in the file open dialog. 
> When the user tries to open a VS2003 project a warning message box is
> shown which says that the project file format is old and needs to be
> saved in a new file format (which could be either the native MD format
> or VS2005 format). I haven't tried, but I guess that VS2005 would do the
> same if you try to open a VS2003 project. 

I like that suggestion.

> Maybe it would also be a good idea to split the Open command in two:
> Open File and Open Project.

Why? That would lead the user to first think what kind of file he wants
to open, instead of just selecting it and MD acting in a different way
depending on the file...


	Andrés	[ knocte ]


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