It would be nice to be able to communicate to a running XUL Application via Eclipse console view.
Cons: How is the socket secured ? Feature not yet available/planned at XULRunner.
Extend XULRunner console support to support stdin
If you start XULRunner in a shell and use the dump function the output is dumped into the shell.
Keep it simple.
Cons: Axel told me that XULRunner/Mozilla sometimes forks itself multiple times while initializing. This may happen to be a real problem when using stdin.
-> But probably not because stdout works right now (where is difference to using stdin ?).
Communication via (Named) Pipe