[Sugar-devel] Multi selection in the Journal feature
manuq at laptop.org
Thu Jul 25 06:44:33 EDT 2013
Kudos to everyone involved!
2013/7/25 Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org>:
> Thanks to all who worked on this, and specially to Martin for the feedback
> and help
> in the last steps.
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 9:37 PM, Gary Martin <garycmartin at googlemail.com>
>> On 19 Jul 2013, at 16:02, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> wrote:
>> > Thanks to all the reviews.
>> > New pull request is available
>> > https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar/pull/64
>> Cool, I'm looking forward to giving this a try (I don't have an active dev
>> build at the moment so will need to wait for it to land in an image). Great
>> to see this long requested feature finally make it in! Thanks to all
>> involved, and Gonzalo for getting his hands dirty with the final effort to
>> land the feature.
>> > Gonzalo
>> > On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org>
>> > wrote:
>> > A initial version to review of the feature is available to test and
>> > review.
>> > The pull requests are:
>> > sugar-datastore: https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar-datastore/pull/2
>> > sugar-artwork: https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar-artwork/pull/7
>> > sugar: https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar/pull/62
>> > This work is based on previous implementations, but is different in many
>> > ways.
>> > In particular, the previous implementation had a performance problem,
>> > when the user wanted to select all the ellements in the journal.
>> > As the datastore is designed to return the data paginated,
>> > the journal needed to do several queries to get all the uids needed
>> > to create the list of selected items.
>> > This problem is solved adding a method to the datastore to get the uids
>> > belonging to a query. As the datastore get that information from the
>> > index,
>> > the query is really fast.
>> > Other visible change is the use of real checkboxes in the listview,
>> > instead of icons
>> > with a checkbox drawn. In a desktop, the checkbox is not displayed
>> > right,
>> > but in the xo is ok.
>> > Surely something we need solve in the theme.
>> > Another difference in behavior is now the user can interrupt a operation
>> > while is running.
>> > If you realize you started to delete all the objects in a pen drive, you
>> > can stop it,
>> > and at least part will be saved.
>> > Gonzalo
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