<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; "><BR><DIV><DIV>On Dec 24, 2006, at 5:23 PM, David Mitchell wrote:</DIV><BR class="Apple-interchange-newline"><BLOCKQUOTE type="cite"><O:SMARTTAGTYPE namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="City"> <O:SMARTTAGTYPE namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place"> <DIV class="Section1"><P class="MsoNormal"><FONT size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><SPAN style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy">Mono’s version of the Windows Forms stack was designed to leverage Gtk+, since that toolkit is available on all platforms. AFAIK, there is no implementation of Gtk+ that uses <ST1:CITY w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Cocoa</ST1:PLACE></ST1:CITY>, so you will need to have your X server running whenever you want to run WinForms in Mac OS.</SPAN></FONT></P></DIV></O:SMARTTAGTYPE></O:SMARTTAGTYPE></BLOCKQUOTE><DIV><A href="http://gtk-osx.sourceforge.net">http://gtk-osx.sourceforge.net</A>/</DIV><A href="http://gtk-quartz.sourceforge.net">http://gtk-quartz.sourceforge.net</A>/</DIV><DIV><A href="http://developer.imendio.com/projects/gtk-macosx">http://developer.imendio.com/projects/gtk-macosx</A></DIV><DIV><BR><BLOCKQUOTE type="cite"><O:SMARTTAGTYPE namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="City"><O:SMARTTAGTYPE namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place"><DIV class="Section1"><P class="MsoNormal"><FONT size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><SPAN style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy"><O:P></O:P></SPAN></FONT></P><P class="MsoNormal"><FONT size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><SPAN style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy"><O:P> <SPAN style="">As an alternative to this rather awkward procedure, you might consider investigating porting parts of your application to use <ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Cocoa</ST1:PLACE># or Dumbarton.</SPAN></O:P></SPAN></FONT></P></DIV></O:SMARTTAGTYPE></O:SMARTTAGTYPE></BLOCKQUOTE><DIV>Anyways, yes, I think Dumbarton is a much better option if you are trying to avoid the clunky need for X11 on Mac OS X to write C#-based Mac applications. I've not seen or heard of anything "major" using Cocoa#</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>Cheers</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV></DIV><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></BODY></HTML>