[sugar] 9.1 proposal: View source key everywhere

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Oct 23 09:56:51 EDT 2008


Am 23.10.2008 um 15:33 schrieb pgf at laptop.org:

> bert wrote:
>> Am 23.10.2008 um 15:15 schrieb pgf at laptop.org:
>>
>>> an addition to activity.info, with sensible defaults, would be the
>>> best bet, i think.
>>
>> This would mean that sometimes the shell and sometimes the activity
>> would have to handle that key, which is fragile. I'd opt for the  
>> shell
>> always handling the key, then trying to invoke the activity's view
>> source function, and if that fails, handle it itself.
>>
>> That "not handled by activity" case could of course be customized by
>> entries in activity.info.
>
> sure, that's fine.  but i think we need to keep thinking about
> how to support of non-, or not-fully-sugarized applications with
> every new feature we do (as well as with every revision of old
> features).


Right. Hence the fallback to the default viewer if the activity does  
not implement that (or any) DBus method. Or did I misunderstand you?

- Bert -




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