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GNOME Components -- Bonobo
  • Component Model in the tradition of Microsoft OLE
  • Goal: allow compound documents; embedding of complex controls
  • Based on CORBA, with extensive C support library
  • Theoretically allows embedding of remote components
  • Still very immature
  • Used in Nautilus, Gnumeric, Evolution
  • To be supported in OpenOffice
  • Maintainers: Michael Meeks & Miguel de Icaza, HelixCode

Eazel East Coast Tour
December 2000

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