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

Chris Toshok toshok at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 15:35:06 EST 2009

what legal risks?  without specifics it's impossible to discount this
claim, and if it's just the usual vague threat of software patents,
you'll run into that regardless of the path you choose.

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 12:07 PM, BGB <cr88192 at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> From: "Stefanos A." <stapostol at gmail.com>
> To: "BGB" <cr88192 at hotmail.com>; "Michael Hutchinson"
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>> 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
> people...
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