[Sugar-devel] Journal and Updating Software Process

Frederick Grose fgrose at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 21:05:00 EDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Daniel Castelo <
> dcastelo at plan.ceibal.edu.uy> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com>wrote:

 See https://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1512
>> Great. Thanks!
>> The trac ticket suggest a new behavour:
>> "The download event record, as a system event, might have a 'hide event'
>> option or not be erasable. The code bundle behind the event should, perhaps,
>> only be erased from the Home list view (installed-Activity-code-bundle
>> management), while system or Activity events and their associated object
>> instances are managed from the Journal of Activity event instances."
>> Which is the next step that I should follow to solve this issue? I suppose
>> that is to discuss in this email list which could be the best solution.
> As noted, the problem of inadvertent deletion of updated or newly added
> Activity bundles may occur in the Journal or in the Home list view (through
> the erase action in an extended palette).  The most comprehensive solution
> might involve grouping of Journal items [1], but that won't be quick.
> A quicker solution may be to recognize the Journal entry type or kind in
> the Journal (if that is sufficient) and hide or remove the 'erase' entry
> action from the palette in the Journal.  This would force intentional
> erasure to occur in the Home list view, where the intent may be clearer.
> Alternatively, erasure from the Journal could be disabled for these entries
> unless they were in a filtered, Journal view (by their kind, a kind which
> currently is not available in the filter list).
>       --Fred
> [1] This discussion thread,
> http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/sugar-devel/2010-July/025615.html, and
> this wiki page, http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Talk:Features/Content_support,
> describes a Journal group design for supporting Activity and content
> grouping.

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