Re: Notification services
- From: Alexander Peuchert <peuc peuchert de>
- To: Eric Kidd <eric kidd pobox com>
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- Subject: Re: Notification services
- Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 10:12:16 +0200 (MET DST)
I thought of such a thing, too.
As I don't have time right now( maybe in a month or so), here are my
- provide a server using gnorba with a backend and a frontend api.
- backend api for notification submitters like:
- frontend api for notification listeners
nice animation with speech and funny drawings
- notifications are classified
'web page changed'
- objects can register with the backend to provide notifications
- and objects can register with the frontend to listen for notifications
On Wed, 5 May 1999, Eric Kidd wrote:
> Like most Linux users, I run lots of software at once. Some of this
> software wants to notify me of various events. My mail program needs to
> tell me when new mail arrives. My IRC client needs to get my attention
> whenever somebody asks for help on a certain channel. Other programs need
> to report errors.
> The syslog mechanism works fine for system events. But no equivalent
> mechanism exists for user events.
> Would it be worthwhile to create a standard API for getting the user's
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