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Posted by edbgato at Aug 6, 2011 3:34:16 PM
confused   Any plans to port SWORD to Microsoft .NET?
I know Borland Turbo C++ is the favorite developer platform, but is there any possibility that a port to Microsoft .NET is in the wings?  The reason I ask is "IF ported to .NET, there is a possibility that it would run under Linux/Mono if done correctly."

Just the ramblings of a multi-platform old man with the desire to run my apps in both Linux AND Windows.

Ed

Posted by mdbergmann at Aug 7, 2011 1:28:25 PM
Re: Any plans to port SWORD to Microsoft .NET?
I think there are .Net SWIG bindings. They probably need some work to be useful.


Manfred

Posted by jonmmorgan at Aug 14, 2011 12:14:03 AM
Re: Any plans to port SWORD to Microsoft .NET?
SWORD is able to be compiled with g++ and will work on Linux just as well as on Windows. I know of at least three applications using it on both platforms (to varying levels of capability): Xiphos, BPBible and BibleTime.

Posted by mdbergmann at Aug 15, 2011 12:38:37 AM
Re: Any plans to port SWORD to Microsoft .NET?
You mean he could use the Interop services of .Net?

Manfred

Posted by jonmmorgan at Aug 15, 2011 1:08:25 AM
Re: Any plans to port SWORD to Microsoft .NET?
I mean the original question was about making a cross-platform application. It seemed possible that using .NET was just an implementation detail.

Posted by El_Guero at Aug 21, 2011 12:11:19 PM
Re: Any plans to port SWORD to Microsoft .NET?
microsoft and cross platform compatibility is like feeding a great white shark and wondering where your hand & 4 year old kid are ....