[Sugar-devel] Starting one activity with a uri in Sugar
gonzalo at laptop.org
Tue Aug 2 10:13:47 EDT 2011
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Thomas C Gilliard <
satellit at bendbroadband.com> wrote:
> Gonzalo Odiard wrote:
> Right now, we can't open a url from a PDF file or from the the terminal in
> or a PDF file from Browse. In the case of files, we need copy the file in
> the Journal
> and open it from here, but there are cases where this is not a good idea,
> like when is a PDF
> stored in a content bundle already present in a XO.
> The experience for the user is suboptimal and there are lot of code
> duplication, for example,
> in OLPC we forked the Browse activity to include a PDF plugin , but we
> can't open EPUB files,
> and if I want implement this will finish re-implementing all the Read
> activity. The plugin itself
> is a hack and we are not comfortable with pushing it upstream.
> There are a propose from Martin Abente  to add a uri to the parameters of
> and looks like there are consensus to include it.
> Can we land this now? Thoughts?
> sugarize evince for pdf access to journal (read only)?
Well, this is what Read activity and the PDF reader plugin do...
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