[Etoys] XdndDirectSave

Takashi Yamamiya tak at metatoys.org
Mon Sep 17 02:24:37 EDT 2007


That's interesting. I didn't know about XdndDirectSave.
According to a documentation http://www.newplanetsoftware.com/xds/,
if it is implemented correctly, It shouldn't cause any bad effect
to unsupported application.

- Takashi

Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Takashi,
> does that affect Etoys DnD?
> - Bert -
> Begin forwarded message:
>> Comment(by marco):
>>  I attached a couple of patches.
>>  One add support for XdndDirectSave to mozilla. It needs love but  
>> it should
>>  be reasonably ready for Trial-3.
>>  The other make the Sugar clipboard support XdndDirectSave. It's  
>> mostly an
>>  hack to test out stuff. The tricky bit is that XdndDirectSave is  
>> async
>>  (well, it's unclear from the spec but all the implementations I  
>> checked
>>  seem to be async) but there is no notification of when the file  
>> copy is
>>  completed. Also the sugar Clipboard always does a copy in the on  
>> disk case
>>  which is not optimal here.
>>  I'm not sure why doing a copy in the Clipboard is necessary for  
>> downloads,
>>  I'll have to look into it.

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