Re: libmailcheck- backing up a step...

On Sun, Feb 28, 1999 at 09:08:23PM -0500, Russell Steinthal wrote:
> * The frontends (panel applets, Balsa, etc.) should be notified of 
> new mail, rather than have to poll.  The various discussions about 
> GTK signals, gtk-args, etc. are fairly incomprehensible to me, and 
> the fact that I can't reach to re-read the relevant 
> portion of the tutorial isn't helping matters.  Suffice it to say, I 
> think we should have whatever notification scheme is most natural for 
> GNOME programmers.  That puts the ball in your court, ye who have 
> been hacking this code for longer than I. :)

Wouldn't the corba event service be exactly what we need here? So, we'd
have the server be an eventsuplier, and all the clients would be
an eventconsumer.

Martijn van Beers

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