[MonoDevelop] Using the managed source editor outside of MonoDevelop

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 22:19:51 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 7:26 PM, Andy Selvig <ajselvig at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi-
> I'm curious about using the new managed source editing component for
> MonoDevelop 2.0 in a separate Gtk# application. I have a couple related
> questions:
>  - Is this something that can relatively easily be done without dragging in
> a bunch of MonoDevelop dependencies?

The Mono.TextEditor project/assembly intentionally has no MD
assemblies, so that it can be used in other programs. If you need
anything more than that, it'll be trickier.

>  - MonoDevelop is under GPL, but it seems that the license statements at the
> top of the editor source is more of a BSD-style license. Can the source for
> the component be used as such?

Yes, what Christian and Sandy said is broadly correct, and the
Mono.TextEditor files should all be MIT/X11.

Michael Hutchinson

More information about the Monodevelop-list mailing list