[Interest] Qt5 - my hopes for when the dust settles...
marc.mutz at kdab.com
Thu Aug 16 15:33:39 CEST 2012
On Thursday August 16 2012, Mark Summerfield wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:28:25 +0100
> Richard Moore <rich at kde.org> wrote:
> > On 16 August 2012 13:12, Mark Summerfield <list at qtrac.plus.com> wrote:
> > > Hi Thiago,
> > >
> > > On Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:07:08 +0200
> > >
> > > Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> > >> On quinta-feira, 16 de agosto de 2012 10.54.30, Mark Summerfield
> > >>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> > - High-level support for client/server programming with the
> > >> > middleware able to be straight TCP/IP (e.g., for LANs), OpenVPN,
> > >> > etc.
> > >>
> > >> More info, please. Do you mean raw sockets?
> > >
> > > I think the middleware should certainly include raw sockets as an
> > > option but I suppose one model is where you do signal/slot connections
> > > between a client app and a server app and Qt takes care of the middle
> > > bit either using TCP/IP or some other sensible default or using a
> > > technology that the developer specifies.
> > To be sure we're not at cross purposes, it sounds to me like you
> > aren't talking about raw sockets as in SOCK_RAW. Are you simply
> > talking about the ability to perform distributed IPC using signals and
> > slots?
> Essentially yes. Or rather RPC since I think Qt should make it easy to
> write client/server applications.
There's QtDBus and KDSoap [https://github.com/KDAB/KDSoap]. at least. And most
CORBA libraries come with Qt event loop integration for quite some time.
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