[Sugar-devel] Unified Objects (was Unified bundles)
alsroot at member.fsf.org
Sat Apr 11 08:16:37 EDT 2009
On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 03:30:00AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> Now here's a mess of ideas from which these three basic intuitions originate:
> 1. It would be nice to be able to generate various views of "what the user can
> do" with shell globs rather than by writing complicated queries over in-memory
> data-structures that have to be fully loaded and locked into RAM before you can
> render anything...
> 2. Activities need to expose their API to the shell. In particular, we /need/
> to be able to get an activity to self-test a system for deps, to run
> non-graphical tests, to run graphical tests, to run network tests, to run a
> demo or tutorial of itself, to show its source, ...
> 3. One interesting way to think about (1) and (2), which I have previously
> discussed with Eben, is in the context of the Plan 9 plumber. Go read about it.
But it means adding p9 kernel module of FUSE to SugarPlatform
dependencies - a bit overmuch for "to try sugar just install it in your
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