[Pipet Devel] Idl

Jarl van Katwijk jarl at casema.net
Tue Mar 28 02:21:48 EST 2000

> 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.

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