[Zope] Vote for Windowing Toolkit to use for Fat Client
Wed, 23 May 2001 11:31:53 +0100
Most of what Groove does could be done with Jabber and Zope imo.
Which just happens to be something I'm working on in my spare time.
Already got Zope acting as a Jabber client, both natively and via xml-rpc.
If anyone else is interested in this then I've got a jabber server working
24/7 which has the xml-rpc and web bits bolted on. Let me know if you want
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Withers" <email@example.com>
To: "Alastair Burt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: [Zope] Vote for Windowing Toolkit to use for Fat Client
> Alastair Burt wrote:
> > Chris Withers <email@example.com> writes:
> > > A couple of us here at NIP are playing around with building a fat
> > > Zope
> > What is a fat client?
> The opposite of a thin client ;-)
> Thin clients have no business logic happening at their end of the
> Fat client 'do more cool stuff', as it were. Think the Lotus Notes client,
> opposed to a web browser...
> > On a related note (I think?), how hard would it be to build a
> > system with ZEO?
> Wow, now there's an interesting thought :-)
> > I have never used Groove, but it sounds like a useful
> > groupware tool for everyman. If the basis of Groove is incremental
> > synchronisation of shared databases, then ZEO seems to offer similar
> > functionality, especially if it encrypted the synchronisation protocol,
> > which is what you, Chris, mentioned doing in a previous post.
> Yup, if someone could make this spin work, I'd be overjoyed. However, I
> this would need some big changes at the ZODB level, so I'm not in a
> state this as a possible aim ;-)
> Maybe version 2?
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