> > However it happens, I'd like the core to be continuously reporting status > information back to the GUI. I'll make some little (animated?) indicators to > show the user the status of each node. No problem, in the IDL there's this function : statusT uriStatus(in uriT uri, in DLIdT dlid, in passwordT password) > Will the core be able to say 'yes, this connection will work' and 'no, this > connection won't work'? No. Neither will it ruin data transactions that are incompatible, it will marshal them automatically. But this surly does have it's limitations, we'll have to work on what will and what wont be converted by the BL and PL. This is something which hasn't high priority right now.