Re: GNOME 2.8: Scripting

On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 06:42, jamie wrote:
> For out of process scripting the ideal candidate is D-BUS. I would like
> to know if there's any chance this will be available for inclusion in
> 2.8 (including desktop apps supporting this)?

D-BUS comes down to whether we can put a dent in dbus/doc/TODO

> I had thought about creating user friendly wrappers for the ati-spi
> interfaces but if D-BUS is gonna provide a nice clean desktop wide
> interface why bother farting around with Corba or some other method to
> get the same effect...

Well, at-spi will continue to exist, I think it's probably the right
level of interfaces for most scripting. The IPC channel it's going over
isn't exposed directly so you could code to it without wasting time.


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