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Re: (FC-Devel) What Has Been Happening
"Arjan J. Molenaar" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dean LaVergne [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: donderdag 10 februari 2000 12:19
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: (FC-Devel) What Has Been Happening
> > Yes, some things have been happening. Unfortunately it has
> > been mainly
> > in silence. I have been doing what Jeff Wolfe suggested and have been
> > working on architecture and tools issues.
> > Along with Sami and Chris we have examined all the projects currently
> > going on. While they are great and I applaud their efforts, they are
> > not what FreeCase is supposed to be.
> > Tools: Yes, C++, GTK+, OmniORB, XMI. Same platforms we originally
> > agreed upon (Linux, Windows98 & NT -- and now 2000 I guess).
> What is Yes?
I meant that yes, we have tools selected - sorry for the confusion.
> Why OmniOrb and not ORBit? (probably the stage of development...)
Primarily the stage of development. Pre-built Linux & Windows versions, ongoing development by AT&T, etc.
> No GTK+ wrapper (like Sugar or GTK--)?
In our search for stable toolsets on both Windows and Linux, these were never discovered. I would be interested in hearing
> > I have been using my expertise in the model interchange area. I have
> > been lucky enough to be employed where my efforts at my day job
> > coincides with what we need to do here.
> > What we need now are some people willing to code. We especially need
> > someone to begin the GUI prototype. Any takers?
> That would mean somebody has to work on a useable canvas. I have some experience with canvasses (mainly through failure ;-).
> How about the repository? are there any ideas for interfaces? Has somebody found a usable one on the net?
Unfortunatley, due to some ongoing negotiations, I am unable to go into detail about exactly what I am doing here. Suffice it
to say that the repository, including versioning, group and individual development are well on their way. I apologize for being
secretive, but legally I must wait before disclosing further.
> > Unfortunately, I am in class until Friday or I would be more
> > verbose and
> > detailed. Anyone willing to help? With which areas? What
> > can I do to
> > help you get started?
> > More later when there's time.
> > Thanks for the interest,
> > Dean
> I can probably not be contacted before next monday... I'll see what I can do on my repository approach.
Please see my further email for a more complete discussion.