[Sugar-devel] [Design] Home views and Journal integration
fgrose at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 16:34:29 EDT 2010
Daniel posted this on devel at lists.laptop.org (
On 20 July 2010 12:33, Reuben K. Caron <reuben at laptop.org> wrote:
> So what if we created a "Library Activity"
> The activity would:
> -Open a book from within the activity
> -Highlight and annotate books
> -List all of the books you have downloaded
> -Allow you to search and download additional books from Feed Books,
> Internet Archive, the XS, etc..
> -List the resources in /home/olpc/Library (so this can be removed from
> -Allow one to synchronously or asynchronously share a book to their
> Neighborhood so anyone can download and read it.
> I'd argue that some of this is duplication of functionality that
belongs (or already is) in the Journal and the Read activity, having
such a design might kill some UI complications but add others.
> Parts of your concerns could be addressed with some ideas I wrote here:
> I agree that this definitely merits further design/discussion.
Concerning the Journal, Gary commented (
I'd lean towards improving the Journal with a grid view and background
> sharing, as it could provide much the same thing for _all_ activities not
> just books (Alekseys Library was along this vector, as are I think his plans
> for future Journal). Journal is really in need of love, and a plan, for so
> long now :)
Walter and others have commented at
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