[Sugar-devel] Journal files on regular desktop
C. Scott Ananian
cscott at laptop.org
Tue Jun 2 15:56:24 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 6:16 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 09:47, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> So OLPC intends to pre-install both Sugar and Gnome on the XO 1.5.
>> That means it would be rather desirable to use documents made in Sugar
>> in Gnome, and possibly (a bit less importantly) vice versa. E.g.,
>> images, movies, texts, Etoys projects, etc in the Sugar Journal should
>> be easily accessible in Gnome. Do we have plans to facilitate this?
> We have plans but nobody working on this currently. We want to have a
> filesystem view of the journal that can be browsed from the cli and
> from nautilus, and a more complete way of browsing filesystems from
> Torello already wrote a proof of concept FUSE plugin that allows
> browsing the Journal. I think the ideal would be a gvfs plugin that
> would give us both integration with the Gtk virtual fs and a FUSE
> mountpoint. Then the journal would appear in the Nautilus sidebar.
> About a hierarchical file browser in Sugar, I think we need it anyway
> for removable devices, but I'm not sure where we would put such a
> window and how it would look like.
At the risk of boring listeners: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Journal2
Perhaps someone would like to take all these various proofs-of-concept
and run with them, to produce something shippable. (The nautilus
plugin is a cute idea.)
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