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Re: [Mlview-hacking] Mview : information about network development of ml


From: Dodji Seketeli
Subject: Re: [Mlview-hacking] Mview : information about network development of mlview
Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2003 15:05:22 +0200 (MEST)
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Hi Fabrice, 

I am glad to see that some work on the network
support of mlview is being done.

However, I have some questions regarding the choices
we need to make.

1/What are the dependencies implied by gnome-vfs ?
The great advantage of nanohttp/ftp layer provided
by libxml2 is that we depend on libxml2 already.

Are we sure that using gnome-vfs will not turned
into some dependency management nightmare ?

2/don't you think we shoud turn MlViewFileDescriptor into
a more abstract api with well defined function pointers
based interfaces on which we could plug gnome-vfs ?
That way, if tomorrow we find a better alternative to
gnome-vfs, it won't be a pain to move to that new
alternative. Maybe this is too difficult/time consuming
to achieve and isn't worth the cost, but I think we
need to take this aspect in account.

Best regards,

Dodji.

Quoting fabrice inconnu <address@hidden>:

> Hi everybody,
> 
> At the beginning, we developed the network support
> based on libxml librairy. But after reflexion, it s
> better to use a librairy that can provide an abstract
> support for network, that why mlview should use
> Gnome-vfs librairy, with it, we don t care about the
> kind of the URI, it can be FTP,HTTP or local,
> Gnome-vfs know how to manage each kind of connection.
> 
> Feel free to contact me, for any information or
> recommandation.
> 
> sincerely,
> Fabrice
> 
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homepage: http://www.seketeli.org/dodji
gnome xml editor: http://www.freespiders.org/projects/gmlview
gnome css2 parsing toolkit: http://www.freespiders.org/projects/libcroco




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