Re: PyORBit vs. ORBit-Python
Sounds great. The available PyORBit isn't much use anyway since as near as I can tell, it can only understand CORBA objects which were compiled into it. I assume ORBit-Python can take in new IDL at runtime?
Roland Mas wrote:
> Hello people,
> This message concerns Python users, and in particular users of the
> python-orbit package.
> The python-orbit package currently contains the PyOrbit module, that
> is a Python binding for ORBit, the CORBA ORB used e.g. by GNOME.
> PyORBit development seems to be somewhat dead.
> On the other hand, there is ORBit-Python, another module with the
> same goals. This one is more advanced, and is still actively
> developed upstream. I do have an interest in ORBit-Python (I am part
> of upstream and I use it for work).
> So, what I suggest is this: having successfully gone through the new
> maintainer process, I'd like to take over the package, and replace its
> contents (PyOrbit) by ORBit-Python. PyOrbit is version 0.0.2,
> ORBit-Python is 0.1.3 (+ CVS changes), so there should be no problem.
> Consequently, I'm looking for comments. Are there PyOrbit users out
> there? Are there any people depending on it being PyOrbit and not
> If noone raises their hand, I'll probably upload a new python-orbit
> package in a few days.
> Please answer on firstname.lastname@example.org, as I think it's the
> appropriate list.
> Roland Mas
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