[sugar] Journal: two quick suggestions
Mon Mar 3 11:19:36 EST 2008
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net>
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Christoph Derndorfer
> <e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> > > > One can
> > > > imagine that the "subject" of an activity is actually
> > > subjectively defined,
> > > > and even when it's relatively clear, we might wind up with some
> > > for each of
> > > > "math", "geometry", "trigonometry", "algebra", etc.
> > > >
> > > > To make a similar functionality available, though, we've chosen
> > > to allow
> > > > developers to supply a list of tags within the .info file for
> > > any given
> > > > activities, which could include several subject related words,
> > > as well as
> > > > more abstract or general terms like "game", "simulation", or
> > > "language". We
> > > > hope that the ability to search by broad terms such as "math"
> > > "games"
> > > > will then turn up a list of appropriately related activities.
> > > >
> > > > Having just typed this and then reviewing the wiki, I notice
> > > that this part
> > > > of the spec doesn't appear to be there yet! Can those familiar
> > > with this
> > > > respond about the presence or absence of this capability? If
> > > this isn't
> > > > there, it should get a ticket. It should be a pretty
> > > straightforward
> > > > addition and simple to implement, it seems.
> > >
> > Ahhh, that's indeed interesting, I hadn't been aware of this
> > functionality before...
> > Per Eben's question: Does anyone happen to know whether this is already
> > implemented or not?
> Don't think that the implementation of this has been discussed before.
> Eben, can you enter a ticket pointing to a spec?
I now see that this was never given a ticket, but has been hidden in the HIG
since the early days. I've opened ticket #6634 on the subject, generalizing
it as a way for content providers to tag any bundle as appropriate.
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