[Mono-dev] idea summary: Swing in Mono?...

BGB cr88192 at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 8 15:07:15 EST 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefanos A." <stapostol at gmail.com>
To: "BGB" <cr88192 at hotmail.com>; "Michael Hutchinson" 
<m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com>
Cc: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] idea summary: Swing in Mono?...

> Just pitching in to say that QT 4.5 has gained OpenGL support 
> (http://labs.trolltech.com/blogs/2008/10/22/so-long-and-thanks-for-the-blit/). 
> They have also demonstrated QT rendering directly onto an OpenGL surface.
> My personal opinion (as a developer) is that the last thing we need is yet 
> another UI API. What you describe amounts more or less to WPF (so why not 
> "just" implement WPF in Mono?)
> Besides, as Chris said, Mono already supports Moonlight so why not use 
> that directly?

well, WPF works, only that WPF does have risk of legal issues...

as for the last part, I was describing my own existing GUI support (in my 
project), but I have no intention of trying to force it off on the Mono 


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