[MonoDevelop] Planning MonoDevelop 1.0
ildar at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Nov 23 08:15:43 EST 2006
On 23.11.2006 18:55:22, Lluis Sanchez wrote:
> I'm talking about doing 3 releases in 4 months. I don't think we can
> do more releases than those.
> Code completion gets documentation from monodoc, but that's
> independent from to the integrated documentation browser. We can get
> rid of the integrated browser and still be able to have
> documentation in code completion.
>> But having external monodoc GUI is quite memory-expensive. I
>> guess, that calling monodoc.exe from inside the same mono VM, that
>> MD is in, would low memory-usage figure. After all, you can make a
>> switch in preferences to use internal/external monodoc, ha?
> That's a possibility. My concern is that there are many features
> (such as search or index) that are not supported by the integrated
> doc browser. So right now I think it would be easier to just start
> monodoc.exe in an external process (and communicate with it maybe
> using remoting), rather than trying to integrate all those features
> in MD.
So you think that having MD and monodoc GUI in one Mono VM is a bad
> As Rafael pointed out, MD already has a command line build tool.
Yes, thank you and Rafael.
> There is a standalone Stetic designer. The plan is to release it in
> sync with MD 1.0, so you could use it to design your forms even when
> not using MD.
I'll look at it.
>>> * MonoQuery database management: I have no idea of what is the
>>> status of this add-in. I have never really used it. Can somebody
>>> give input about it? Do we want to support it for 1.0?
>> Ok. MonoQuery brings a great idea of having access to Databases,
>> that are used for application development. But for this purpose it
>> misses several things. 1. It should store it's configuration data
>> in Solution file, not in MD config dir. In other words, it should
>> be per project. 2. It should make use of reflections. Requiring
>> Sybase, IBM DB2 is overkill for RAD/IDE. The DB code, that uses
>> reflection can be found in SqlSharpGtk project:
> So, that's my concern. Looks like this add-in is not complete enough
> and that nobody is maintaining it. Do you think it is worth
> including it in MD 1.0 in its current status?
IMO MonoQuery is stable enough and useful enough to be included in 1.0.
What I pointed before is a wish list to polish it.
>> IMHO AFAIK the SCM, that's going to become a winner is GIT. Any
> If anybody wants to work on it, that would be awesome.
> > Well, the good news is: Nemerle project already preparing to 1.0
> > release in similar way, as MD. So I expect that it will enter the
> > feature freeze / ABI freeze early enough to be MD-1.0-ready.
> That would be great!
>> I'd like to listen to the guy, who made a great effort to
>> nemerle-lang AddIn. As soon, as I build SVN version of MD, I'll
>> make some bug reports. In fact, as for MD-0.12 + Nemerle SVN is
>> quite good and useful.
I just hope that "that" guy will be there, when it comes to 1.0
Ildar Mulyukov, free SW designer/programmer
email: ildar at users.sourceforge.net
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