IDLE and Hooks in apps for usage of My Favorite Editor
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Thu Feb 10 15:39:09 CET 2000
Thomas A. Bryan writes:
> I'm not sure how these tools integrate or whether it is the type of integration
> you're looking for, but you might want to look at one or both before
> proceeding. In particular, you may want to look at the functionality
> provided by ToolTalk before designing your standard protocol.
For those who don't know, ToolTalk is a "message bus" system;
there's a server that dispatches messages to listening applications.
The listeners and message providers are all ToolTalk clients.
I don't know how widespread ToolTalk support is; I think it
originated on Sun systems, and it's used as the message bus for CDE.
I don't know if it's included on Linux or if there are implementations
for Windows or MacOS platforms.
But I'd be interested in finding out. ;)
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives
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