[haiku] Re: GSoC Web Services Kit OS integration

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 05:31:39 +0100 CET

> I've submitted an application for and have started planning a Web 
> Services
> Kit for Haiku.  Stephan Aßmus commented on my proposal:
>  The only thing which I am missing is some kind of vision for how 
> Haiku
> applications could make use of the Services Kit (how about "Web 
> Services
> Kit"?) in a cross-service way. Ie the user defines his preferred
> communication service in a Haiku preflet and applications using the 
> Services
> Kit can provide certain basic team work features across any of the 
> possible
> services without knowing the specific service.

I'm not sure exactly what's the extend of your definition of web 

> What I'm still looking for is some examples of applications that 
> would work
> in this way.  I can come up with a somewhat contrived example of a
> application like "Haiku quotes of the day" that allows a user to 
> enter a
> quote and then collects and displays the communities quotes.  I'm 
> sure,

There are already some BeOS apps like BWeather which checks online 
meteo data, but they are hardcoded GUI apps.


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