[development] Google Gears

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Thu May 31 12:06:19 UTC 2007

well, one possibility is php gtk, see http://gtk.php.net/  (there is a data
persistence layer in gears)
But I wasn't speaking only of using Gears itself, but rather of the paradigm
shift to rich clients, with offline support.
On the one hand stuff like Apollo, on the other ... if we have Drupal on a
stick, we can have Drupal on a rich client.
The paradigm shift of web apps recycled as rich client apps can be seen on
many fronts, for example in the world of light, agile J2EE, the Spring
Framework has the Rich Client sub-project (see

Victor Kane

On 5/31/07, adrian rossouw <adrian at bryght.com> wrote:
> On 31 May 2007, at 11:05 AM, Victor Kane wrote:
> use case is manage content, prepare a new edition of a site all ready to
> synchronize with on line edition...
> except that all the pages used to manage content are generated and
> validated via php.
> we'd have to move that all to the javascript layer.
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