[Sugar-devel] acti-plications: write once, run anywhere?

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 12:59:51 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Erik Blankinship <erikb at mediamods.com> wrote:
> On a dual-boot XO, does it make sense to use the same binary code for sugar
> activities also in gnome applications?  If so, are there guidelines or
> example acti-plications?

The gnome side will most likely be installed via RPMs (or .deb files
on Ubuntu/Fedora setups). So your Sugar app could just use the
libraries, binaries and resources/assets from the RPM.

Examples - Write.xo uses the Abiword libraries. Browse.xo uses
xulrunner (the Firefox libraries & backend). Bert pointed out EToys.

In all those cases, you get code reuse and a small "Activity", but the
activity completely depends finding the things it needs.


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