[Sugar-devel] FUSE for Journal?

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri Jun 17 22:02:22 EDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Martin Abente
<martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, I have been playing with it in the last 2 days. What I am
> basically doing (as a proof on concept) is a xmlrpc-FUSE filesystem.
> Since FUSE provides a native FS interaction there is nothing special
> to be done, _it works_  (I mean it literally) just as a external
> storage device.
> What is very interesting about this approach is that is available also
> from gnome and that it doesn't require anything new/extra in sugar.
> If someone is interested I can upload the code somewhere this weekend.

Oh, good! So someone else *is* thinking about this as well :-) I was
thinking of FUSE in the context of the ongoing discussion on IAEP and
elsewhere of the Journal being difficult to interoperate with the
expectation of a "file manager".


> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 2:27 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>> I've been messing with FUSE
>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesystem_in_Userspace) in another
>> context (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tahoe_Least-Authority_Filesystem)
>> and was wondering if the Sugar Journal would talk to FUSE in any way.
>> That might allow us to bridge Nautilus field manager and the Journal.
>> Although I can't imagine this never came up before...
>> cheers,
>> Sameer
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