clorb client-side stuff now works with :sockets.
Spent most of the evening setting up dns in some semi-sane fashion on my laptop to be able to try this.
gnome-help-browser is taking 9Mb? That's more than Netscape right now ..
(Not that I'm actually needing to look stuff up in it, but it's about the simplest CORBA server in Gnome that does anything at all interesting)