mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Aug 14 13:20:25 CEST 1999
cbbrowne at news.hex.net (Christopher Browne) writes:
> On 13 Aug 1999 07:15:25 +0100, Michael Hudson <mwh21 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> >cbbrowne at news.hex.net (Christopher Browne) writes:
> >> Sounds Really A Lot like CORBA DII...
> >Not to me. Could you elaborate for the slow of thought?
> DII == Dynamic Invocation Interface.
> Basic idea is that it allows a CORBA client to dynamically discover
> new objects and their interfaces, and connect to them.
> Same idea as having a LibGlade client dynamically discover new GTK
> widgets and their interfaces, and then connecting to them.
Oh, I see.
I'd hypothesise that this more the result of unfortunate overloading
of the word "interface" than anything fundamentally similar.
But it's still pretty cool, particularly when you're using a dynamic
language like Python.
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