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>I do see remote editing as usefull. My problem is that your suggested
>implementation. I don't remember whether you suggested using an
>external ftp program, implementing the protocol or whatnot. My
>preference is to look into using gnome-vfs. In theory, it abstracts away
>ftp, smb, etc. so that everything appears as a regular file. It
>handles the file transfer rather than coding our own for xwpe.
>I haven't looked at gnome-vfs so I don't actually know what it can
>and can't do but if possible I'd rather improve a library for all
>apps than something xwpe specific.
I fully agree with this. Good point.
>As for remote execution of commands, well I am against that for the
>most part. That doesn't mean I won't accept it but it will take a
>convincing implementation and/or cries from users.
Is this a security thing? As soon as xwpe is more stable and as soon as
some silly habits are improved I'll have a go at this 'luxury' feature on
my wish-list. You'll see how usefull it'll be...
Arjan van Dijk
Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research Utrecht
Faculty of Physics and Astronomy
NL - 3584 CC Utrecht
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