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Re: [Texmacs-dev] Daydreaming: TeXmacs as a web app

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] Daydreaming: TeXmacs as a web app
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 09:38:04 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 02:56:26AM +0100, Miguel de Benito Delgado wrote:
> QT already did most of the work:
>    http://qt-project.org/wiki/Qt_for_Google_Native_Client
> And Google states the environment is POSIX like, so building guile /
> your favorite Scheme and a couple libraries ought to be achievable.
> Then all we need is the *definitive concurrent tree editing
> protocol* (I guess Joris would like that!), a reasonable server
> infrastructure to support it, and then TeXmacs would run in any
> computer with a chromium / chrome browser and be killing killer apps
> for a while.
> Good bye, conventional plugins, though. I don't think communication
> out of the sandbox provided by the browser would be easy or even
> allowed. Hello, remote plugins! Tap the power of some grid, from a
> web browser, no installation required!
> Wow, now this is daydreaming... Oh, wait, it's 2:56 am...

I see, good news. Would you be willing to experiment with this.
Is the tree editing protocol and server needed right from the start,
or would it be possible to start working without that and add this

Best, --Joris

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