[Sugar-devel] automatically naming incremental sugar activity instances
erikb at mediamods.com
Tue Nov 30 00:21:42 EST 2010
Thank you for the thoughtful response. Could you please remind me where my
activity's persistant storage can be accessed?
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 7:34 AM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 06:38:58PM -0500, Erik Blankinship wrote:
> > If you wanted to [attempt to] automatically name new sugar activity
> > instances incrementally, what is the best technique to do this?
> > The solution I've come up with (not implemented, and not sure it can be
> > implemented): scan the journal, look at all of the existing filenames,
> > then rename the new instance after some analysis?
> It might be too expensive...
> Personally I'm not sure that it is the right way for common usage.
> More over we already have such identifier:
> * object_id, for internal usage
> * date, for user friendly usage.
> But you can experiment with setting incremental names on your activity
> side, i.e., just keep current seqno in activity persistent storage and
> increment it every time your create new object.
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