[Clipart] KDE and OCAL (soap)

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Sun Apr 24 03:04:27 PDT 2005

Check out DMS:

I added a howto on where to get DMS and need to add some documentation
on how to get DMS up and running on a server. I think very necessary.

I think you should check this out, install it, and see how this can work
with what you want to attempt, and then implement something to show your


On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 09:24 -0700, Mike Traum wrote:
> Bryce,
> I'm not associated with the OpenOffice project, but have recently
> written a small app which integrates with it and have hopes to write
> another app using OCAL which would also integrate with OOo (although,
> in a different manner described here which would be more open to
> other applications as well).
> I think to get the MS Word type of functionality, all it would need
> would be the basics. The ability to search through soap, and retrieve
> the svg file(s) that match that search. You can integrate a java
> application with OOo, so retrieving a thumbnail wouldn't even be
> necessary because there is a very nice package to process svg's in
> java.
> If such functionality was written in other languages, however, it may
> be necessary to provide access to the thumbnail.
> Regarding the metadata, that will be of no use in openoffice, because
> their gallery doesn't support metadata. But access to the metadata
> would surely be of use to other applications.
> I am thinking that I could fairly easily write this OpenOffice
> integration. Where was is again that I can find the prototype to the
> soap interface? Do you have a wsdl available somewhere?
> Thanks,
> Mike
> --- Bryce Harrington <bryce at bryceharrington.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 10:56:28AM -0700, Mike Traum wrote:
> > > SOAP would be very good indeed! 
> > > 
> > > It would allow you, for example, to write a OpenOffice plugin
> > that
> > > would function in a similar manner in which Microsoft Office
> > > functions - search for clips straight from your word processor.
> > > 
> > > Mike
> > 
> > Yup, exactly!
> > 
> > One thing that would be worth brainstorming, is a listing of what
> > API
> > commands that an OpenOffice.org plugin would need/want.  Then we
> > could
> > check the current API and see if it covers enough, and augment
> > where it
> > doesn't.
> > 
> > Bryce
> > 
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