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1. Re: OT: I'm angry with this list. Or Im wrong. (Leo Spalteholz)
2. Re: GLib.Object.Dispose questions (Mike Kestner)
3. Re: enums not generated for gnomeprintui (Mike Kestner)
4. Monodoc 0.7 has been released. (Miguel de Icaza)
From: Leo Spalteholz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] OT: I'm angry with this list. Or Im wrong.
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 23:05:31 -0700
On October 1, 2003 01:57 pm, Martin Willemoes Hansen wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 22:40, Luciano Callero wrote:
> > Hello:
> > Sorry for this OT, but I need to do.
> > I'm Angry with the list members, i will explain why:
> > Every time that i ask something about gtk#, I have 0 Response. This,
> > give me a the freedom to think why is that:
> > - I think that maybe this is not the list that i must belong.
> > - Maybe This is a list for only a GtkSharp Core developer, and not
> > to all of the Gtk# Developers. Like I pretend to be.
> This list can be used to ask all kinds of Gtk# questions, its true
> that a lot of development is going on as well.
> > - Maybe you have no time to response. It could happen to.
> Personally I dont have too much time, and I guess that many others
> dont have.
Yes it seems to be a simple case of the main developers just not having
time to answer many questions and there just aren't enough other
developers to handle tasks like documentation and user support.
> > - Maybe you response depending what kind of difficulty the question.
> > - Maybe I'm a horrible writting in english (this is true :) sorry)
> > - Maybe It is only fortuitousness.
> > Ok, sorry for this, but you don't know how difficult it is to pass
> > from M$ to n*x for someone who really dont know anything about n*x.
> > Every time that i want to start hacking in some that is "free" i get
> > frustrated beacause i can't find the necesary documentation, or it
> > is not very clair for my. I think that this kind of lists are for
> > this, but i see that this is not. (maybe i use many times maybe :D,
> > can be) I tell you this, beacause it is the only way for changing
> > this (if you want). It is true that i'm not a n*x hacker, but i'm
> > developing in about 10 years in m$, i think, that i have some
> > knowledge to start developing in mono, and i see that is good but i
> > can't.
> > Sorry. This is like a Constructive Criticism.
> Cheer up! I know how hard it is to find good information. I try to
> read the docs which are written, then read the src, then ask here. Its
> pretty hard. But it is getting better each day, more and more
> documentation is being made.
Yup, lots of the documentation either doesn't exist, is incomplete, or
plain doesn't work. Thats just a part of working on a project that is
essentially in its infancy. The documentation linked to on the mono
website is very bad (no offence the the authors, I intend to help out
that once I have some time). Checkout the monodoc and gtk-sharp modules
from cvs. The documentation which is there is quite helpful.
Good luck. I started programming with mono and GTK# a month ago and am
going through the same thing but it gets easier all the time.
Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] GLib.Object.Dispose questions
From: Mike Kestner <email@example.com>
To: Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 10:02:51 -0500
On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 00:11, Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz wrote:
> Now, my questions are:
> 1. What is the design decision behind making the Dispose () method
> schedule the PerformQueuedUnrefs() for an idle of the gtk_main and not
> just calling g_object_unref when the object is being disposed?
The GC runs in a different thread, and changes to the gui have to come
from a single thread.
> 2. The header of Object.cs has a TODO:
> // TODO:
> // Could remove `disposed' for a check if an object is on the
> what is dispose_queue_list? I looked into the public g_object API, but
> could not find anything.
That's probably left over from an earlier implementation.
Mike Kestner <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] enums not generated for gnomeprintui
From: Mike Kestner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Martin Willemoes Hansen <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 10:39:14 -0500
On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 15:16, Martin Willemoes Hansen wrote:
> I made a patch, using regexes to catch this enum style.
I committed a different fix that keeps all enum matching in the one
branch. Thanks for the patch.
Mike Kestner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Miguel de Icaza <email@example.com>
To: Mono Docs <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Mono Announce <email@example.com>,
Gtk# list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02 Oct 2003 18:58:35 -0400
Subject: [Gtk-sharp-list] Monodoc 0.7 has been released.
MonoDoc 0.7 has been released. This release contains tons of
improvements, and tons of new documentation.
* What is new
* Web-based edition: Monodoc now runs as a GUI client and
also as a web service provider (you can see it live in
the new tree contents. A *beautiful* hack from Piers Haken.
* C# spec is now part of the documentation
* All errors generated by MCS are included with samples
so you can find out what errors mean.
* Many GUI improvements.
* Class library rendering can now group methods with the
same name (and a nice page for overloads is also generated).
* Prettier documentation rendering for class libraries.
* Keyboard navigation
* Window for multi-matches provides more contextual information.
* Incremental searching updates multi-matches on the flight.
Requires Gtk# 0.11 and Mono 0.28
This release would not have been possible without the help of
everyone who contributed to the effort, here is a list of coders
and documentors that made this possible:
Alejandro Sanchez, Alp Toker, Ben Maurer, Duncan Mak, Gonzalo
Paniagua, Hector Gomez, Johannes Roith, John Luke, Jonathan
Pryor, Joshua Tauberer, Martin Baulig, Martin Willemoes, Miguel
de Icaza and Piers Haken.
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