[gmpi] Re: Reqs 3.6 and 3.7 (was Reqs section 3.6)

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 10:36:22 -0800

On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 09:28:42PM +0000, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 07:57:35AM -0800, Tim Hockin wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 05:59:09PM +0000, Steve Harris wrote:
> > > On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 12:06:00PM -0500, gogins@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > > In that case we should NOT require GUIs to run out of process.
> > > 
> > > I dont think we should /prevent/ it, its desirable for a number of
> > > reasons.
> > 
> > The main question is do we endorse it by saying "Out of process GUIs must
> > use OSC in such and such a manner...." or something like that.
> I dont think OSCs a requirement. Might be nice, but its not a requirement.
> Allowing out-of-process guis, might be.

As has already been established, we can't PREVENT a plugin having a native
half and an out-of-process half.  The question is whether we want to require
that to be standardized, so plugin developers only need to invent the
out-of-proc half, using a standard IPC and native half.

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