[sugar] Sharing data between activities.

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu
Fri Aug 24 07:34:55 EDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 13:23 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> 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
> > contents?
> 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
> and shared.

Anybody from the security team can tell how will activities access those
files when security is in place?


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