Re: [gnome-db] Re: dwi and libgda

Hi Andru,

I guess I forgot to mention that DWI is essentially a competitor
to bond. :-) or is that :-(  

On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 01:20:31PM +1200, Andrew Hill was heard to remark:
> >
> >4) The ultimate -- use DWI to power a web interface (using PHP???)
> >  That way, I can have both a glade and a web interface for the cost 
> >  of one.  But this idea is still out there; haven't worked on it yet.
> >
> I've been wokring on this for month and a half.  I've got it so i can 
> parse a glade
> XML file and generate all the HTML for it dynamically and lay it out just
> like it would look in GTK.  

Ohh, this would be !great! I've been daydreaming about this for quite a
while.  Is this available? a seperately installable package? part of

> Working on web server now for processing. 
> Difficult
> bit is usercallbacks. when in gtk you make a shit load of callbacks (cross
> dependent widgets etc), but callbacks are hugely damaging in the world 
> of hmtl.

Hmm. I'm not sure what you mean.   If I use glade to design a simple
form, using mostly nothing but gtkentry and gtkbutton, then this should
be fairly straightforward? Or is it that you can't tell what the submit
button is frm glade?

> But yes it is all possible.  I'd suggest you use CGI instead of PHP 
> though php is
> very nice.

Yeah, my first impulse is raw cgi, but I figured the php people would
riot, so ... 


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