[MonoDevelop] ANNOUNCE: Mono.Addins 0.1

"Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]
Tue Mar 27 11:05:26 EDT 2007

Lluis Sanchez escribió:
>>> I'm pleased to announce the release of Mono.Addins.
>>> Mono.Addins is a generic framework for creating extensible applications,
>>> and for creating libraries which extend those applications.
>>> [...]
>> Hi Lluis, does it support the reload of an addin, if its assembly is 
>> updated, without restarting the whole application?
>> If yes, is it based on ShadowCopy AppDomain launching so as to allow 
>> overwritting the assemblies in Win32 OS?
>> If not, I would probably be interested in adding this feature in it for 
>> using it in my projects. What do you think?
> Dynamic updating of add-ins is not supported right now, but I'm pretty
> sure it will be supported in the future, taking into account the
> feedback I got about that.

Thanks for the information. I will see if I can help in adding it or 
else I'll wait for it.

> However, as Matthijs pointed out in his reply, app-domains don't play
> well with GUI toolkits, and GTK# is not an exception.

Mmmmm, why? I didn't have any information about this. Could you 
ellaborate? It sounds very strange to me because I already have a 
mini-framework which supports this and uses WinForms.


	Andrés	[ knocte ]


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