[sword-devel] .Net/C# and Sword
greg.hellings at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 20:35:02 MST 2006
Has anyone put together a .NET wrapper for Mozilla? Since Bibletime is
already using the GRE, might you be able to leverage someone else's work to
control the GRE from .NET/C#? Just a thought... (One sample might be
is available at that link).
On 1/18/06, Jason Turner <lefticus at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did you know that BibleStudy as it currently stands has been updated
> to use wxMozilla? It was the only way that I could get proper right to
> left rendering working. I will probably take another look at
> COM/activex versions of mozilla as I rewrite biblestudy to be .net.
> On 1/18/06, Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> wrote:
> > MSIE has the advantage of already being installed on the user's system
> > (no code overhead). But it has the disadvantage of not being a very good
> > renderer, all things considered. And it's closed source.
> > We've long desired to hook up Gecko (the renderer in Mozilla/Firefox) as
> > our Windows renderer, not necessarily because of any open source
> > philosophical reasons, but because we can access and change the
> > underlying code--or use other people's modifications, like the addition
> > of Graphite font rendering. But it comes at the additional cost of a
> > pretty large download and a rather complex program to build (Gecko).
> > There's the old ActiveX wrapper for Mozilla, but it was never very
> > stable and doesn't give us great access to the underlying renderer at
> > runtime (nor would the MSIE control).
> > --Chris
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