IDLE and Hooks in apps for usage of My Favorite Editor

Warren Postma embed at
Fri Feb 11 20:19:55 CET 2000

> It depends on libICE from X11R6, but the manual indicates that clients
> don't need to be X clients, which I find confusing.  Perhaps someone
> who knows more about what's in libICE can explain what libICE has to
> do with it; it looks like it's based on Sun RPC, so it *should* be
> usable just about anywhere.  The archives on the FTP site are dated
> 1995, so it appears unmaintained.  The Koala project's home page
> ( certainly leads me to think this isn't
> maintained.
>   Or it could be bug-free.  ;)

A more recent layer on top of libICE is DCOP, being used heavily in the KDE
Have a look at the KDE 2.0 work at


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