[mythtv] Development task list:

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Thu Oct 6 21:08:44 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 17:21 +0200, Gerd v. Egidy wrote:
> > > > [RPC slow, not securable]
> > >
> > > I'm just thinking about making things easier for other programs to
> > > interoperate with myth, is all.
> >
> > As far as I know these are the options: CORBA, DBUS, DCE, DCOM, DCOP,
> >
> > AFAIC: CORBA, DCOM and Sun RPC are not securable, DBUS is not
> > (yet?) networkable, XML-RPC and SOAP are fat, DCOP is not well
> > supported outside Linux/BSD. And, if KDE is any indication,
> > DCOP behaves badly after an application crash.
> From the DBUS tutorial: 
> http://dbus.freedesktop.org/doc/dbus-tutorial.html#addresses
> An address can also specify TCP/IP sockets, or any other transport defined in 
> future iterations of the D-BUS specification.
> To me this sounds like its networkable...
Is that sentence saying TCP is currently supported or
that will be possible in the future?

Anyway DBUS isn't really suitible anyway. We want
something that is either already ported to all other
platforms, or better yet, is easy to port.

-- Daniel

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