Bug 168 - Mono should emulate Microsoft's Managed DirectX API
Summary: Mono should emulate Microsoft's Managed DirectX API
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: WPF ()
Version: master
Hardware: All All
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2011-08-03 19:06 UTC by unforgettableid
Modified: 2012-06-19 15:18 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description unforgettableid 2011-08-03 19:06:30 UTC
Please support Managed DirectX on Mono.  That way Mono on Windows or on Wine will be able to run applications that use Microsoft's old Managed DirectX API[1].  I know it's unlikely you'll do this[2], but I figured I might as well try filing a feature request anyway.

^  [1].  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Managed_DirectX
^  [2].  http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gnome.mono.general/38571/focus=38572

Here are some other teams who have wrapped DirectX on .NET:

*  SlimDX -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlimDX
*  SharpDX -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SharpDX
*  MonoGame -- http://monogame.codeplex.com/

Maybe you could reuse some of their work.
Comment 1 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2012-06-19 15:18:19 UTC
This would be an independent project, Mono does not need to do this work.   Someone else can.