[development] Google Gears
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.
> 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
> Victor Kane
> 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.
> Robin Monks
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