[development] Google Gears

Zohar Stolar z.stolar at gmail.com
Thu May 31 12:45:46 UTC 2007

That's a nice vision, but unfortunately we're not quite there yet... 
(besides, soon, fully functional Drupal sites will be sold on the 
market, next to the oranges stand, where wi-fi doesn't reach :-) ).

Robin Monks wrote:

> The weird thing is, with the dawn of cheap broadband, and wifi-covered 
> cities, planes, trains and buses, noone is actually offline to enjoy 
> this now.
> Robin
> On 5/31/07, * Victor Kane* <victorkane at gmail.com 
> <mailto:victorkane at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     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
>     http://www.springframework.org/spring-rcp).
>     Victor Kane
>     http://awebfactory.com.ar
>     On 5/31/07, *adrian rossouw* <adrian at bryght.com
>     <mailto: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.
> -- 
> Robin Monks
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