Programming language

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Tue Feb 1 11:33:54 PST 2005


On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 11:51:03AM -0700, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 11:44, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>> Eek.  I don't mind eye-candy but I hardly ever install QT any more - 
>> just takes way too long.  I'd much prefer a gtk one - but I suppose, if 
>> we make our requirements specific enough, we could get a version of 
>> either. :)
>
>That's where a well documented communication protocol is crucial. We'll
>have a host of client GUIs apps that all work without us having to
>maintain them all by the core ALFS team.

The interface is defined by the server. The clients have to follow it 
in order to talk. So there is no worry on maintaining the clients. It 
either works or not.

-- 
Hui Zhou



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