<HTML><HEAD><STYLE media="all" type="text/css">         #sig {                 /* Typography */                 color: black;                 font-size: 9pt;                 font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;                 background-color: #FFFCF6;                 line-height: 15px;                 margin: 6px 0;                 padding: 6px;                 border-top: 1px #999999 dotted;                 border-bottom: 1px #999999 dotted;         }         #sig .row2 {                                 margin-top: 0px;                 margin-bottom: -8px;         }         #sig .row a:link, #sig .row a:visited {                 color: #511a06;                 text-decoration: underline;                 border-bottom: none;         }         #sig .row a:hover {                 color: #c20e0a;                 text-decoration: none;         } </STYLE></HEAD><BODY style="word-wrap: break-word; -khtml-nbsp-mode: space; -khtml-line-break: after-white-space; ">Allan, I know you aren't one for sharing your magical secrets, but I'm starting to seriously consider spending the next month or so dedicated to working on a Mono project that would be initially released as a Cocoa/Mono application (via Dumbarton) but the one thing I would like to be keen on before beginning is the feasibility of bundling the necessary Mono dylibs with my .app. <DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>I really do like the Dumbarton project, and I'd probably have a similar use for it that imeem does (my networking, "business logic" core of the app), but the actual bundle-linkage-foo that you guys perform isn't too well know.</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>So here's what I'm thinking, I know documenting eccentric build and release processes is about as entertaining as burning your hand with a toaster (breakfast was fun today), but I'll put up a bounty if it will help.</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>I'd be more than happy to send you and Alf some good Shiner Bock (fantastic Texas brew) if you guys can document something to the point of being usable for distributing Cocoa/Mono applications.</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>If that's not enough to convince you, I'll throw in erm....a...a box of paper clips, and a tube of chap stick; whatever I can do to procure some of that information out of you guys ;)</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>Cheers<BR><DIV> <DIV id="sig">         <DIV class="row">                 <STRONG>R. Tyler Ballance</STRONG>: Custom Mac and Linux Development at <A href="http://www.bleepconsulting.com">bleep. consulting</A>                 <BR>                 contact: <A href="mailto:tyler@bleepconsulting.com">tyler@bleepconsulting.com</A> | jabber: <A href="jabber:tyler@jabber.geekisp.com">tyler@jabber.geekisp.com</A>         </DIV>         <DIV class="row2">                 <A href="http://www.bleepconsulting.com" title="visit bleepconsulting.com"><IMG src="http://bleepconsulting.com/images/bleep_consulting_small.png" border="0"></A>         </DIV> </DIV> </DIV><BR></DIV></BODY></HTML>