[Sugar-devel] [PATCH] Patch that let users set current page as homepage

Rafael Ortiz rafael at activitycentral.com
Tue Jan 24 09:57:19 EST 2012

2012/1/24 Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de>

> On 01/24/2012 03:39 AM, Manuel Quiñones wrote:
>> Hi Ariel,
>> El día 23 de enero de 2012 21:50, Ariel Calzada
>> <ariel.calzada at gmail.com>  escribió:
>>> I have added some files in this patch. I don't know how to add it when i
>>> send the patch with git-email. I attach them here.
>> You can add files for revision with "git add" command.
>> However, can you write a bit about how this patch affects Browse
>> design?  What design decisions did you took for this feature?  Better
>> discuss design first.
>> Also, your patch seems to be based on Browse code before current GTK3
>> development (Browse HEAD).  In order to make the porting to GTK3
>> easier, the dev team agreed to only do bug fixing in the GTK2 branch.
>> Cheers,
> Yes, like Manuel said:
> the old codebase, is frozen now for features, only bug changes are allowed.
> So, yes please say a bit more about what the teachers exactly requested.
> What is the scope of that Feature, is it about setting a default page for a
> country, a deployment, a school, or a class, or individually for each kid?
The idea here is to allow teachers (but not only them) to change homepage
to for instance: home page of the school, or if needed a page that they are
using on classroom for a given topic.

> Depending on this information we can decide where this possibility should
> go. For example, in your approach, every learner has to set the default
> page once at least which is too fine grained if it is for setting the page
> for all of a country.
Although fine grained is an approach to a solution, also
all browsers have a similar capability, so our browse should have a similar

> Regards,
>   Simon
> Cheers.
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