Connecting a non python activity to sugar

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 03:44:18 EDT 2008


On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Paul Fox <pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us> wrote:
> bert wrote:
>   > On 31.03.2008, at 14:52, Paul Fox wrote:
>   > > bert wrote:
>
>  > >> Also, try the sugarize script and library:
>   > >>
>   > >> http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-January/009387.html
>   > >>
>   > >> (maybe that should be added to the Wiki)
>   > >
>   > > indeed -- that would be a nice addition.  i'm using that script,
>   ...
>
>  >
>   > Well, just add it then. It's a Wiki :)
>
>  i will do that.

I did it a few days ago. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Sugar_Factory

>   > Sugar maintains a strict 1:1 relation between top-level windows marked
>   > as activity and activities. Any other top-level window should get an
>   > "unknown" icon, currently a gray circle. I guess marking an arbitrary
>   > top-level window as activity would severely confuse Sugar. What you
>
>  currently i don't think i'm seeing the "unknown" icon, but i also
>  wasn't looking for it.  it seems to me that in an ideal world,
>  alt-tab would cycle through all top-level windows, whether
>  they're known to sugar or not.  ("be lenient in what you accept",
>  and all that.)  the fact is that not all programs running under
>  sugar will be fully "sugarized", and to some extent sugar should
>  behave like "just a window manager" where necessary.
>
>  (in any case, based on what you've said, i've re-coded my app so
>  that the gps console is now just an alternate display mode for
>  the main mapping window.  the second process and window, are no
>  longer needed.  there were other reasons that this change was
>  overdue -- thanks for the nudge.  :-)
>
>  paul
>  =---------------------
>   paul fox, pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 40.1 degrees)
>
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