Re: GNOME Hello with CORBA support



Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> 
> >         The main purpose (of gnorba-helper) is providing a CORBA interface to all
> > developed GNOME applications making the least changes possible. In this way,
> > gedit (or other GNOME app) would be accessible through CORBA changing line
> > "gnome_init (...)" to "gnome_CORBA_init_server (...)", defining IDL and
> > linking CORBA methods to implemented gedit methods. I'm sure that Bonobo is
> > more complicated.
> 
> Not really.  Bonobo is all about simplifying this kind of setups.

Are you sure?, you ought to think there are a lot of points of view.
	I am sure that bonobo is really powerful and important in GNOME proyect
-because GNOME needs embedable objects ("embeddables") in order to reuse
efforts, but whole GNOME is not "embeddables"-, however it has not a role out
of "embeddables" -I think this, but I could be wrong-.
 
> > Bonobo is a component model that is at other level, the same as OLE in Windows
> > -I think-. I repeat that my intentions isn't making a component model, only
> > providing to all GNOME apps a CORBA interface in order to rise a really GNU
> > Network Object Model Environment. If all GNOME apps would have a CORBA
> > interface, then G.N.O.M.E. will become true and anything GNOME app could use
> > other one.
> 
> That is exactly the vision, but using plain CORBA interfaces is not as
> powerful as agreeing on a number of things, like the factory interface
> and the Bonobo::Unknown interface.

I am in aggreement, but agreeing on a number of things is in order to resolve
aggreed problems, like problem that bonobo solves (managing "embeddables") -in
this sentence there is a lot of redundancy of "aggree" :)-.
	I remember that defining "Desktop::Editor", "Desktop::Text-viewer", ... was a
good and SPECIFIC idea in GNOME in order to access cualified applications.

> And once you accept that those interfaces are useful, you might as
> well save time, and use Bonobo to implement them.

Perhaps if would exist all components that I need. Now there are applications
that I need but not objects. Then you can say, "well, you can code these
components", but I have not all time that I want and I need to learning and
practicing.

Regards from Spain,
	Josť Antonio.





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