[Pipet Devel] An apology, Loci, gnome, and CORBA

Humberto Ortiz Zuazaga hortiz at neurobio.upr.clu.edu
Fri Jun 25 00:30:14 EDT 1999

>  > My thoughts were that a CGI interface could control what the Workspace might
>  > control.  So everything in the Workspace that would require user input, would
>  > instead bring up an HTML form.  And everything that would return an figure,
>  > would convert the figure to GIF or JPEG and make an HTML page for it.
> So it is important that viewers (and possibly the figure builder) be able
> to not only present to the screen, but present to paper (postscript?), and
> present to graphics (PNG or JPEG). Of course ghostscript will convert
> postscript to PNG,JPEG,...

If all viewers render to a gnome canvas, can't we just dump that to a
file? I think the gnome printing api will even allow rendering to
memory without opening an X window (I sure hope so).

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