[sugar] Sharing data between activities.
Marco Pesenti Gritti
Fri Aug 24 07:23:04 EDT 2007
On 8/24/07, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> > >
> > Well, that is by far the best idea I've heard on the shared content
> > issue! So I could provide the data as a separate bundle and kids use it
> > from the Journal. And, if I can get my way with tagging and listing
> > stuff from the datastore programatically I can even keep the categorized
> > view in the activities...
> I think you'll be able to invoke a method in the journal or shell
> through dbus that will popup a window with the list of objects in the
> journal. You could set the initial query parameters (file type, tags,
> etc.) and the user will select whatever object he wants and then your
> activity will be able to retrieve that object.
> This approach should give you what you want while retaining security and
> privacy. Do you agree?
> What I don't know yet is what happens when the user installs a .xol. Is
> it autoexpanded and new objects are created in the journal from its
Right now the idea is that .xol files will be installed in the
filesystem. The journal will keep the original .xol file (or a
reference to his installation at some point) so that it can be deleted
The spec is here (I didn't write it nor I know the details of it):
The interaction with the Journal can certainly be refined and
expanded. I was proposing a direction rather than a well formed
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