[Mono-list] Bonobo/Corba and mono

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
11 Jul 2001 11:25:07 -0400

> > At least we will provide hooks when running on Unix to talk to Bonobo.
> I guess we'll just rewrite the COM interop classes to be BONOBO interop?

COM requires support from the runtime engine.  CORBA and Bonobo can be
implemented without support from the runtime.

> For that matter, why not have DCOP interop as well? Put aside all that 
> KDE/GNOME bickering in the name of peace and harmony.

Same for DCOP.  DCOP solves a *different* problem.  DCOP is a
messaging bus (which is worth having, but it is way down the line at
this point)