[sugar] Viewing PDFs from Browse

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu
Wed Oct 8 04:24:38 EDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 1:40 AM, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey, this looks pretty cool, actually.  One powerful addition which I
> think is necessary in order to adopt this is the addition of a Keep
> button in that toolbar, by which one *could* download the pdf for
> offline reading later if wanted.
> In a similar vein, would it be possible to create a supplemental
> toolbar like this for other media types which browse specifically
> supports?  I could see having a similar UI for images, and a perhaps
> for audio and video, too.  The ability to view various formats
> directly, yet also have a one-click means to download the file, sounds
> promising.

Hmm, shouldn't the act of viewing a PDF create an entry in the journal
that allows you to resume this act? If so, shouldn't the viewer plugin
create an entry in the journal by itself and that entry would contain
the PDF?

Note that all this shouldn't duplicate files any more.



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