[Sugar-devel] readetexts and viewslides moved to git.sugarlabs.org

Morgan Collett morgan.collett at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 12:28:45 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 17:52, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
> On 19 Jan 2009, at 15:19, James Simmons wrote:
>> Over the weekend I updated Read Etexts and View Slides to be more like
>> the current Read activity.  Previously they only attempted to save
>> metadata on closing instead of writing a new file.  I was getting
>> "keep"
>> errors because of that, so now I link a temporary file like Read does.
>> I also fixed them so that you can launch them from an icon and be
>> prompted to open an existing Journal entry.  This makes the activities


>> much more useable, in my opinion, but I am disappointed that I cannot
>> filter the Journal entries by MIME type.
> I'm sure I spotted some recent trac chatter covering a new MIME
> filtering ability for the Object Chooser, can't find it again off hand
> just now.

http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/3060 -- ooh, it's been fixed. I must
update Read to filter appropriately...

>> The code for both has been copied to git.sugarlabs.org, and I think I
>> did everything OK except I forgot to put the project entry for Read
>> Etexts in the category "activities" and I don't see a way to fix that.
> If you go to your 'Dashboard' you'll see your projects listed on the
> right, from there you land in the 'Project Overview' tab, click
> 'Project Settings' and you get to edit all the original fields as per
> when you created the project.
>> Currently the code is up to date in both old and new repositories.
>> Should I continue to do that, or should I abandon the old repository?
> Same here for me with Moon, I consider dev.laptop.org (for Moon and
> other moved reps) deprecated though I have no idea how to change the
> rep description to show "DEPRECATED - see git.sugarlabs.org" like
> others have done (read and chat). Any hints?

Someone with shell access to dev.laptop.org, and with write access to
your git repo, can edit the file - e.g.


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