[Pipet Devel] summary for web

Jarl van Katwijk jarl at casema.net
Wed Apr 5 09:47:11 EDT 2000

"J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:

> Brad Chapman wrote:
> >
> >     It seemed to me the plan is pretty controversial since it proposes
> > that all remote communication occur through the definition layer (the
> > middle scripting layer) and not at the level of node processing. It
> > was based on my attempts (probably failed) to learn about methods
> > for implementing distributed systems based on Jarl's suggestion that
> > all remote note authentication should occur in the definition layer.
> > The proposal is basically derived from some systems I read about where
> > the corba/distributed layer was implemented separately from the layers
> > that do the actual work (the processing layer in our case). I tried to
> > adapt it to the vsh setup.
> I thought communication (between cores) would occur in the brokering layer.
> This is what GMS was going to handle, right?  If communication occurs through
> the Python-based definitions layer, what is the broker layer used for?  It
> must be used for more than communicating with Overflow (processing layer).

Like the name already suggest: brokering layer, so the comm. between instances
will be handled by the BL (gms).

I dont know what is Brad want to build, but it seem to have something to do with
DL specific stuff.

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