[Sugar-devel] heads up re proposed View Source changes

Christian Marc Schmidt christianmarc at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 22:47:42 EDT 2011

Hi Walter--it may be best to discuss this during an IRC session since
I'm having difficulty understanding the functionality... :) Maybe we
could schedule a review for this Sunday?


On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 11:40 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please see:
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Design_Team/Proposals/Toolbars/View-Source_Enhancements
> There are a series of patches I sent today to sugar-devel you could apply if
> you are interested in trying it.
> My outstanding questions (above and beyond the ones you may have):
> * The graphical overlay I use for indicating that an activity is a copy is
> not as clear as I'd like;
> * I don't include a mechanism for copying Sugar source since I am not sure
> how best to deal with error recovery (I could copy site_packages to ~ and
> set the Python sys.path to look in ~ before looking in /usr/lib/python, but
> if the user makes a mess of their Sugar environment, how should they
> recover? In the case of Activities, they have the original and the copy.)
> * I didn't include /usr/share/sugar in the Sugar view source but should
> probably include at least some of the subdirectories there.
> regards.
> -walter
> --
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
> http://www.sugarlabs.org

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