[sugar] Home view

Walter Bender walter.bender
Thu Oct 9 10:13:57 EDT 2008

Maybe the list view belongs as part of the Sugar Control Panel.


On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> Am 09.10.2008 um 14:20 schrieb Mikus Grinbergs:
>>> So, how about removing the list view and leaving that task to the
>>> Journal? It's a much more logical place anyway, the list view is
>>> basically a filtered view of the activity bundles in the Journal,
>>> right? So if the Journal allowed a filter to just show activities we
>>> would not need the list view and remove one point of confusion.
>> When I install Activities I do so through 'sugar-install-bundle',
>> not through the Journal.  In this proposal, I would be left without
>> a GUI listing of the Activities installed on my system.  [I believe
>> a customization key does not journalize the Activities it installs,
>> either.]
> Well, it should. And using the command line should have the same
> result as using the GUI.
>> My perception of the list view in Home is "here is an user interface
>> specifically suited for the manipulation of activity bundles".  I'd
>> prefer to delete/upgrade/install activities through here, rather
>> than through Journal.  [The other views of Home show activity labels
>> only with hovering - I have way too many activities installed for me
>> to try to remember what each icon represents.]
> Good point. The favorites view should be able to show labels, too. But
> the list view gets in the way more often than it is useful for me (and
> using activities surely outweighs installing/removing activities by
> far).
> - Bert -
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Walter Bender
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