[tomboy-list] Tomboy on Mac
olivier at bottomlesspit.org
Wed Feb 29 05:51:00 PST 2012
Great plan! Can't wait to see progress on this.
Be careful about regressions. Starting from scratch tends to reintroduce
Olivier Bilodeau <olivier at bottomlesspit.org>
On my mobile phone, please excuse my brevity.
On Feb 28, 2012 6:20 PM, "Jared Jennings" <jaredljennings at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm probably going to stir a pot or later realize that I am talking crazy,
> but that's what I do :)
> While trying to get Tomboy to run on Lion I realized that there's no easy
> way to use MonoMac. It crosses between GTK and Cocoa. I've already been
> thinking about writing Tomboy for IOS and Android using the Mono libraries.
> So with that in mind I am proposing the following.
> We pull the current Tomboy core code into a library.
> We build a new Tomboy project for Mac, based on MonoMac.
> The existing Tomboy code will remain GTK and slowly transition to
> utilizing the newer Tomboy library.
> I'm willing to care most of this effort, although of course would welcome
> ALL the contribution possible. I will host all of the work on public repo's
> so anyone can play at any time.
> I think this will enhance the user experience for Tomboy, especially on
> Future cross-platform support could become more easy.
> Also it would help push us to breaking code from GUI as we had discussed
> in the past.
> Thoughts welcome.
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