Re: gnome-vfs/GIOChannel for parsing

First, let me say that I've updated the GStream proposal; changes

* Discussion of GNet
* More examples of problems with GIOChannel
* Links to relevant work
* Rewritten second half, including a discussion of async I/O

Here's the URL again:

On Sat, 2003-02-22 at 13:14, Jody Goldberg wrote:

> I chose GPL initialy due to abuses of libole2.  However, there have
> been enough requests to relax that in recent weeks that the next
> release will be LGPL, we have permission from all contributors at
> this point and the only delay is me returning home.

That's great news!

> I'll have alook at the C# interface next week to see what sorts of
> adjustments you're looking for.  My design goal for gsf was to
> simplify the lives of document centric apps, things that sucked in
> blobs of structured content and streamed them back out.  As long as
> your proposed interfaces handle those needs well it should be
> feasible to meet in the middle.

Cool, it sounds then that we are of alike minds on this.  The hard part
is going to be getting async I/O API right.

What do you think about importing libgstream into the Gnome CVS as a
place to prototype the API?

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