[sword-devel] .Net/C# and Sword
lefticus at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 20:30:45 MST 2006
Yes, I plan to stop working on the wxWidgets version. I've put up an
announcement on my webpage (http://emptycrate.com/node/106). I'm going
to try and organize the development a suite of applications for
churches, Biblestudy will be one of those applications.
The link above has a link to the precompiled .Net dll. It needs some
work, but is useable. Once I get things figured out I will make the
Visual Studio projects available.
On 1/18/06, Greg Marine <gregmarine at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm VERY interested in the .NET/C# wrapper. I'm also VERY interested in how
> you got it to work since I've attempted it myself. I never did get it to
> I am not sure if I can be much help to anyone's efforts to create a new
> Windows front-end using this new wrapper, but I would sure love to try. I
> have written software in .NET/C# and enjoy doing so. In the meantime, I
> would love to work with this wrapper to familiarize myself better with using
> the Sword API. I use the VS 2005 Express Editions myself, so if I am able to
> assist you, I already know the development tools you are using!
> Please let us know when you have this available and any special notes about
> it. Question: What are your thoughts for the wrapper's license?
> Also, does this mean you will stop work on the wxWidgets/wxMozilla version?
> Jason, thank you for your work!!!
> God Bless,
> Greg M.
> On 1/18/06, Jason Turner <lefticus at gmail.com > wrote:
> > Chris,
> > 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.
> > -Jason
> > 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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