Re: [gnome-network]GTransferManager Architecture

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 16:04 -0400, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> So,
sorry for the delay in answering.

> I've got the basics of The Project Formerly Known as Emphetamine (TM)
> ported over to gnome-network. In the process of doing so, I've been
> pondering about how things will need to interact together. And, I've
> come to realize how painful it will be if the lowest common denominator
> of a back-end is display-dependent. So, I think we may need something of
> a "middle-man" to sit on top of the back-end, and then the front-ends
> will talk to this middle-man, which will handle the necessary
> display-dependent bits of the transfer manager, such as doing some of
> the notification area interaction, popping up a file-selector if need
> be, authentication dialogs, and similar other minor GUI tasks.
> What do people think about this?
>             +--> DISPLAY=:0.0 manager <--> DISPLAY=:0.0 front-end
> back-end <--+
>             +--> DISPLAY=:1.0 manager <--> DISPLAY=:1.0 front-end
> This is basically how the interaction would probably go, between the
> different processes. I'd like to get any potentially useful feedback,
> before fully implementing all of this. So, let's have it. :)
hmm, how would the communication be between all parts?


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