Re: Greenstone and Java

From Leon Messerschmidt
DateTue, 22 Oct 2002 13:43:31 -0200
Subject Re: Greenstone and Java
In-Reply-To (3DAC6091-50907-opticode-co-za)
Hi George,

Are the docs available?

~ Leon

Leon Messerschmidt wrote:
> Thank you George!
>
> That sounds encouraging enough. I'll be eagerly waiting for the
> promised docs ;-)
>
> ~ Leon
>
> George Buchanan wrote:
>
>> Leon Messerschmidt wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>>
>>> Is there still a commitment toward the Java-Corba client? I see that
>>> the last entry in the ChangeLog was more than a year ago.
>>>
>>> If the Java-Corba client is no longer a priority, how far is it from
>>> completion? I might be able to get some time to work in it, if the
>>> scope is not too large.
>>>
>>
>> As the Greenstone Protocol, implemented in the Java client, has not
>> changed over the last year (and its rate of change is generally low),
>> there is little or no need to change or update the client. I've put
>> in a few minor changes a few months ago, but basically it is sound
>> and complete so far as I can tell, and I use it in my own work on DL
>> research.
>>
>> There is still a commitment to the Corba protocol and client (I'm
>> currently working on some documentation), so you shouldn't have to
>> worry on that account. I hope to post some details on how to get
>> the server and client talking to each other later this week - there
>> is another user in a similar position to yourself.
>>
>> I hope that that's encouraging - certainly, there is no reason not
>> to use the Java/Corba or C++/Corba interfaces.
>>
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