[Pipet Devel] a /BL/ network/subnet

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Tue Jun 20 21:21:48 EDT 2000

jarl van katwijk wrote:
> Yep, A. But..
> GMS has the ability to wrap non textmode applications. It's done by having a
> specialisted plug-in for an application you want to embed. And it has the
> ability to let graphical applications dock into a gms window. I never brought
> this to attension I think, but it's already fully functional. I'll write a
> plugin 'around' the PL, do one for BL->BL communication, one for
> data-encryption, etc, etc.
> I can disable appications wrapping in Piper-mode to keep everybody happy :)

If it isn't needed, perhaps it should be disabled......but maybe we'll find a
use for it later.  I'm happy with your code, either way, Jarl ;-)

> > But, Jarl will argue that GMS can do more than just talk to Overflow.  Do we
> > NEED the BL to talk to a node other than Overflow???
> To another instance of a BL, to\from the localhost to determine the system load
> to name a few.

....but not anything that would be represented as a node in the UI, right?

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