[Pipet Devel] Open DX as a loci skeleton?

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Fri Feb 11 22:30:10 EST 2000

Gary Van Domselaar wrote:
> I mentioned IBM's Data Explorer back in the fall.  It is a very
> sophisticated and powerful data visualization environment.

I can't find the message or recall having heard of it :-)  Are you still
shooting heroin, Gary?  ;-)

> "The client process is the graphics user interface and it is always
> operate on a workstation. The server process does all of the computation;
> it may reside on the same of different workstation"


> "The server is controlled via the data flow executive, which determines
> what tasks need to be executed base upon user requests and schedules
> their execution."


> "The executive accepts a well-defined protocol (a script language), which
> the user interface generates based upon input it receives. The executive
> can be operated independently of the user interface via the
> scripting/programming language."


> Considering that Loci's and OpenDX's architectures are so closely aligned,
> and that we have yet to hammer out the details of the 'executive', I think
> we would be wise to take a peek at their code.

Agreed :-)

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