readetexts and viewslides moved to

Gary C Martin gary at
Tue Feb 3 07:26:47 EST 2009

On 19 Jan 2009, at 17:28, Morgan Collett wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 17:52, Gary C Martin <gary at>  
> wrote:
>> On 19 Jan 2009, at 15:19, James Simmons wrote:
>>> Over the weekend I updated Read Etexts and View Slides to be more  
>>> like
>>> the current Read activity.  Previously they only attempted to save
>>> metadata on closing instead of writing a new file.  I was getting
>>> "keep"
>>> errors because of that, so now I link a temporary file like Read  
>>> does.
>>> I also fixed them so that you can launch them from an icon and be
>>> prompted to open an existing Journal entry.  This makes the  
>>> activities
> Great!
>>> much more useable, in my opinion, but I am disappointed that I  
>>> cannot
>>> filter the Journal entries by MIME type.
>> I'm sure I spotted some recent trac chatter covering a new MIME
>> filtering ability for the Object Chooser, can't find it again off  
>> hand
>> just now.
> -- ooh, it's been fixed. I must
> update Read to filter appropriately...
>>> The code for both has been copied to, and I  
>>> think I
>>> did everything OK except I forgot to put the project entry for Read
>>> Etexts in the category "activities" and I don't see a way to fix  
>>> that.
>> If you go to your 'Dashboard' you'll see your projects listed on the
>> right, from there you land in the 'Project Overview' tab, click
>> 'Project Settings' and you get to edit all the original fields as per
>> when you created the project.
>>> Currently the code is up to date in both old and new repositories.
>>> Should I continue to do that, or should I abandon the old  
>>> repository?
>> Same here for me with Moon, I consider (for Moon and
>> other moved reps) deprecated though I have no idea how to change the
>> rep description to show "DEPRECATED - see" like
>> others have done (read and chat). Any hints?
> Someone with shell access to, and with write access to
> your git repo, can edit the file - e.g.
> /git/chat-activity/description.

Thanks for the pointer Morgan, back then HH had kindly just given me  
shell access to my dev account, so I've been able to ssh into crank  
and update the description myself.


> Regards
> Morgan

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