Opening Browse programatically

C. Scott Ananian cscott at laptop.org
Sun Mar 9 18:27:28 EDT 2008


On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 1:18 PM, Joshua Minor <j at lux.vu> wrote:
> I made an activity wrapper for the interactive fiction interpreter
>  Frotz.  I want to have a button in the toolbar called "Get More Games"
>  that opens a web page where you can download z-machine files.
>
>  It looks like Chat lets you copy links to the clipboard and you can
>  open them from there.  I'll try that for now.

You can also ask the journal to open a link for you.  Look at how
Pippy/Browse handle the 'show source' key.

For security reasons, we don't let activities directly invoke other
activities.  Mediating the interaction with the journal ensures that
the child's interaction is involved.
 --scott

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