Re: Proto initial GNOME 2.6 new modules decision

On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 11:41 -0500, Seth Nickell wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 11:00, Fernando Herrera wrote:
> > Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 04:19:14PM +0100, Murray Cumming Comneon com escribió:
> > 
> > >> Doesn't this also add libsoup? It is required for the 
> > >> groupwise backend in e-d-s, and recent mail on this list (the 
> > >> thread "Evolution Data Server and libsoup") indicated that 
> > >> the requirement was not going to go away.
> > >
> > >Probably. Can the evolution maintainers comment on that? Is this a problem
> > >for anyone?
> > 
> > 	libsoup will also be useful for other apps in the desktop.
> > If included, bug-buddy will use it to do http POST for bug submitting
> > instead of using sendmail. Also gdict would use it (see bug #77734),
> > and I think,  in the future, lots of applications could use the soap stuff
> > for web services (wheather, tickets...)
> I thought libsoup lost SOAP support when it moved to GNOME2 ?
but it was added back (a simple one so far, but which could be extended
as the needs arise). It just contains right now what we need for the
Groupwise backend, nothing more. The WSDL stuff that soup used to have
back in its first days, that all has been removed, but there is a simple
API for creating and parsing SOAP messages/responses.


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