[Pipet Devel] Re: Overflow/Loci/GMS collaboration

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Tue Mar 14 09:36:08 EST 2000

Jarl van Katwijk wrote:
> Ic, gms is still very simple about connectivity logic, is this area loci is much more
> mature.

It's not that we have all this programmed.  If we did, we'd be nearly done. 
It's just that we've been talking about this stuff for more than a year now

> Good Thing, I like using standards anyway, and XML seems to be a good candidate for
> data-encapsulation.

That's good to hear, since Loci and Overflow have invested heavily in XML.

> the 2nd, coding the core on my own wont go quickly enough.

I wouldn't say that we're expecting you to code the core on your own ;-)

> You're correct. As long as corba is used to combine all parts it's better to chose a
> language for every part. Pythons can be better for the GUI, C is best for the core and
> C++ can be used for a 'detail level'.

I don't know what the core will look like in the end.  It seems all 3 projects
have something to contribute to it.  But it only makes sense to have the core
in one language.

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