[Pipet Devel] Re: Ideas for network distributed objects

jarl van katwijk jarl at casema.net
Fri Mar 24 14:33:21 EST 2000

Jean-Marc Valin wrote:

> > > Notice the heirarchy of widgets.  NOW THIS IS IMPORTANT: The heirarchy of
> > > nodes in a subnet, plus the XML descriptions of their interfaces, can be used
> > > to arrange widgets and construct a GUI!
> > >
> > > This is all in the Loci archives where we discussed 'composited GUIs' and
> > > 'constructing the command-line'.  I'll certainly be talking more about this
> > > later, as it is a major design feature of Loci.
> Am I getting everything wrong or could this XML representation of a GUI be
> handled by libglade? After all glade stores the GUI in XML and libglade can
> display it in an application.

This would requiere translation of the XML code, Glade knows about Gtk+ and
GNOME widgets, not about nodes and relations.
But I think basically both use the same approach.

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