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Why we won't have server side widgets anytime soon (Re: [xougen] Regardi

From: Jonathan Walther
Subject: Why we won't have server side widgets anytime soon (Re: [xougen] Regarding server side widgets)
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 22:23:37 -0700
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On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 04:25:21PM +0400, Yaroslav Rastrigin wrote:
Server side widgets is totally foreign to X. If you want to go do that

Could you care to explain your position regarding this statement ?
Why storing drawables in X server memory is Ok, but adding interactivity to them is not ?

The one can be implemented simply, the other will require an embedded
scripting language.  Please read "The Unix Philosophy", by Mike Gancarz,
and also "The Art of Unix Programming" by Eric Raymond.



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