[Sugar-devel] [Announcing] unstable 0.103.2 release and API, UI and String freeze.

Sam P. sam.parkinson3 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 04:19:23 EST 2015

Hi James,

On Sat Jan 17 2015 at 2:51:29 pm James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> [...]
> Tested on Fedora 20 on XO-4.
> The autocomplete of activity name in search entry (2ac6c3c) does work,
> though it can be disconcerting.  Perhaps it should mark the completion
> as selected text, so that further typing will erase it.  Be a slow
> typer and type "C l o c k" and you get "Clockock".

Hum, how slow is a slow typer?  I need to be typing at about 2 chars per
second, but what is it like on the XO4?

I don't think that selecting the text is the right approach.  If I am a
slow typer, I would appreciate the computer autocompleting me :)

> Busy cursor during activity launch doesn't appear to work.  There was
> no attempt to flush the display.  No idea if there was a ticket for
> this, it isn't mentioned in the commit:
> https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar/commit/6c8141ba9994d8ec1f5e29d5ec7e39
> 34091636ee
> Can be fixed by using the technique in the following commit:
> https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar/commit/726aaeeff70848b7f31c7ae6e4392a
> 4d49f2d7d1
> I'm not touching it for a few days in case GCI team want to take it
> on.

Good catch!  I have made a patch

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