Re: CORBA, ORBit and Bonobo questions? (maybe be offtopic, but Ihave my reasons)

Hello Archit,

On Sat, 25 Mar 2000, Archit Baweja wrote:

> [1] Whats the difference between a ".idl" file and a ".gnorba" file? I
> know ".idl" files define the CORBA interfaces of the object to the outside
> world, someting like C header files. But then  what are ".gnorba" files
> for?

	Have you tried reading the tutorial on GNOME & CORBA with Bonobo
by Mathieu Lacage and Dirk-Jan C. Binnema ? It's available on the GNOME
development site. That should make things really clear. 
> [2] I got latest Bonobo sources from CVS. So I compiled them and installed
> them. I ran the "sample-container" program, which is like a small
> demonstration of components and stuff. But when I opened the "Select a
> component to embed" menuitem, there are no selectable components in the
> list. So is it because it looking for the ".idl" files in the wrong
> place.? Or something else. I have a RH v6.0 linux box, but bonobo is
> installed in /usr/local?

	I don't know about this. I'm _really_ new to Bonobo and am in the
same boat as you :-) 

> [3] Is there any "CORBA, ORBit and Bonobo: Learn by Example" kinda 
> tutorial no the net? Right now I'm stuck with the examples in the bonobo
> sources.

	Same question I have. Really would _love_ to have something like
that. Something which has a more lucid style.

> [4] Whats the differences between goad-browser (installed by my GNOME
> rpms, i think) and bonobrowser (installed by the bonobo sources which I
> got from CVS and compiled)?

	Ah! I think you are not fully aware of the technology involved in
GOAD and Bonbobo. Try reading that reference I gave you above.



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