Re: KDE Interop [Was: D-BUS background]

On Tuesday 04 March 2003 13:58, Zack Rusin wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 March 2003 13:37, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > yes, you have, thanks to the GPL/LGPL, you can freely use ORBit2
> > for whatever you want. I'm not saying that CORBA is The Solution
> > for all, but maybe, given the huge improvements done in ORBit2, it
> > might be a thing to consider instead of just saying "we don't use
> > CORBA".
> heh, you don't really believe what you're saying are you? You just
> said that we should adopt ORBit2 with GObject, GModule and linc
> because it uses CORBA...
> Sorry, I won't be a part of this discussion, you are of course free
> to work on that solution just as DBus developers are free to work on
> theirs. You can be sure that if you actually do make it work, we will
> judge it on the base of its technical merits only, but if you think
> that I, or most probably any other KDE developer, will work on
> adopting ORBit2 in KDE then I'm sorry but you're up for a rude
> awakening. We judge software based on its technical merits only. The
> fact that A is a standard and project B uses it and project C
> optimized the hell of it don't make a damn difference if solution D
> is simply overly better. Sure, we are willing to stretch and work on
> something that would solve some problem, in this case global ipc, but
> we are simply not going to adopt core GNOME technologies to KDE to
> achieve that (in the same way that you're unwilling to do the
> opposite)

Oh, sorry forgot to add, that I don't speak on behalf of KDE and only 
express my personal opinion (in case someone takes this as the official 
KDE statement).


"Unix is simple, but it takes a genius to understand the simplicity."
- Dennis Ritchie 

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