[REBOL] Re: RFC: REBOL Home Multimedia Platform (RHMP)
From: robert:muench:robertmuench at: 29-Dec-2001 16:22
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]]On Behalf Of
> Petr Krenzelok
> Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 2:13 PM
> To: [rebol-list--rebol--com]
> Subject: [REBOL] Re: RFC: REBOL Home Multimedia Platform (RHMP)
> but I thought of .dll aproach too and it is imo doable too. You simply
> create some kind of API, callable the same way thru all rebol platform,
> and then you would create also platform specific layer ... I don't want
> to see e.g. some kind of direct call to some clumsy ActiveX media player
> interface, if I can't use it on other Rebol platforms in the same way ...
Hi, yep that's the way I thought of. Others can pick the wrapper library and
implement the interface for their platform.
> I will look for the source code on my notebook. I thought that we could
> create some rebol effects library, which could work thru most platforms
> that way ...
Ok, just send it to me if you found it. I have a look at it.
> tcp protocol? You would have to create separate app - bridge, which
> would have to listen to Rebol app on one side, while talking to native
> environment on the other side ...
Right, but with this you don't need the /library extension and the RHMP could be
used by anyone.
>>You can use IE as ActiveX control ;-)) you don't need all the stuff
>>around it, you can just use the rendering part.
> and it surely ... will work on other platforms, the same way, right? ;-)
Oh yes ;-))! Just plug-in something else... we only need a very small interface.
> never! For me e.g., the only one open and multiplatform mailer is -
Well, than use Mozialla and plug this in. I really don't care, there just need
to be enough adaptors provided for all kind of proggys the people use. Robert