[sugar] Importing objects from journal

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti
Thu Sep 27 05:15:32 EDT 2007

On 9/27/07, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I think the point of confusion here is that some activities create
> > > *multiple* entries.  These entries, as output of a single activity,
> > > are closely associated with the session which created them.  In this
> > > case, the session is the "roll of film" and the associated entries are
> > > the individual photos.
> >
> > > Is there a way to associate these that maintains the security model?
> >
> > Certainly. Sugar just has to tell Rainbow "The user is resuming activity
> > X. Please give it A, B, C."
> This sounds like what we're after, really. The question is how Sugar
> can know what A, B, and C are.  Either the activity has to start and
> give Sugar the list of things it wants, or Sugar has to figure it out
> on its own.  If A, B, and C share some common identifier in their
> metadata this could be used to determine what to give X (by passing a
> query to the DS for anything having the same activity ID, for
> instance).  Does that fit your thinking?  We'd have to adjust the
> Sugar to provide this service in this case.

The journal when starting an activity can query the DS for all the
objects with the same activity_id and tell rainbow to give access to
all of them to the activity.


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