[Sugar-devel] [FEATURE] Create an adapter that calls the third parties/libraries for better maintainability.

Alejandro GarcĂ­a tonadevv at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 20:54:38 EST 2019

Ok. Thanks for the clarification.

On Sun, Feb 10, 2019, 7:44 PM James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org wrote:

> Examples of adapters used by Sugar activities are;
> - Sugar Toolkit for GTK 3, for Python activities,
>   https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar-toolkit-gtk3
>   (assumed to be preinstalled on a system that runs Sugar)
> - Sugargame, an integration of GTK 3 and Pygame,
>   https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugargame
>   (kept as copies of files in activity source code)
> - CollabWrapper, a simplification of Telepathy,
>   https://github.com/sugarlabs/collabwrapper
>   (kept as copies of files in activity source code)
> - Sugar Web for JavaScript activities,
>   https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar-web
>   (kept as copies of files in activity source code)
> We also call them Python modules or Sugar components.
> Please learn each of these adapters fully.
> We already have all the adapters needed, but if you have an idea for a
> new one, please specify it and show how it would simplify maintenance.
> Also, there are some common code patterns in activities that could be
> added to the above adapters.
> A disadvantage of adapters is where they are packaged for Linux
> distributions, such as the Toolkit, because then API version
> dependencies have to be considered.  (e.g. if we have to add a feature
> to the Toolkit to support a new release of the Chat activity, then
> those new releases of the Chat activity won't be able to be used on
> old releases of the Toolkit.)
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.netrek.org/
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