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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] GCS and friends via google chrome?

From: Chris Gough
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] GCS and friends via google chrome?
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 07:47:42 +1000

2 issues have come up so far, and I'm not up to GUI/Library issues yet.

* you have to either serve the plugin from localhost, or recompile the
NaCL with your host added to the whitelist. They talk about changing
this feature in the future, but they also talk about a google app

* no direct network access from NaCL (also promised). Currently the
only way a plugin can interact with the outside world is via the API
to javascript. So tho solution would need to pick up ivy via a

Both of these may yield to just waiting, or can be worked arround. But
I'm not so sure NaCL offers anything over the existing ports anymore -
I'll keep looking at it but it but it seems to me like a way to
distribute computationaly intensive tasks to clients, rather than (at
this stage) make existing GUI applications cross-platform.

Chris Gough

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 12:11 AM, Gareth Roberts
<address@hidden> wrote:
> This sounds awesome but aren't there going to be severe difficulties with
> the libraries?
> It's not so much the ocaml bit, it's labl-gtk2, whatever that ocaml cairo
> thingy is and a lot of it's friends.
> There is a gtk in the browser project though, called Broadway...
> If there is interest in a web based paparazzi client I can see if I can get
> a masters project to look at a nice sexy HTML5 one, perhaps even with webgl?
> Cheers,
> Gareth
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2011 06:45:20 +0100, Chris Gough
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I like the idea too, and am willing to take a crack, but since I've
>> only ever frobbed ocaml I don't even know if this idea makes sense.
>> I'll see what I can come up with, don't hold your breath waiting though :)
>> Chris Gough
>> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 3:07 PM, antoine drouin <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> I love the idea !
>>> go go go !
>>> Poine
>>> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 10:03 PM, Chris Gough
>>> <address@hidden> wrote:
> <snip>
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