Fwd: [Clipart] Clip Art Navigator 0.31
jon at rejon.org
Wed Aug 24 12:47:36 PDT 2005
On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 21:46 -0400, Greg Steffensen wrote:
> I really need to learn to use the reply all button.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Greg Steffensen <greg.steffensen at gmail.com>
> Date: Aug 22, 2005 9:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [Clipart] Clip Art Navigator 0.31
> To: Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org>
> > Have you talked to Jonadab and Bryce about this indexing system? Also,
> > it would be good to check to see if the clipart folder has been indexed,
> > and if not, then index it. Also, the indexing script should be able to
> > take path to the clipart and also, write the index out to that path, and
> > if there is no path passed, seems like if there is one defined in the
> > conf, it should process there, and then if there is not one defined in
> > conf (or if the one in the conf isn't valid), THEN parse the current
> > working directory. It seems to only do the current working directory
> > right now...(I'm not going through the code btw right now)
> I believe it parses whatever dir is passed as the first argument, and
> if none is, then cwd. I'm out of town now, or I'd verify that, but
> the sequence you described is logical. Should be simple to implement.
Cool, that would be great.
> > Wait, its not clear to me what the module OCAL does.
> It accesses ocal remotely, via web forms (for now). ocal_net is a
> clearer name, that's trivial to implement too.
A good change indeed...clear is good :)
> > Has anyone answered this yet? I'm not currently sure, but I agree with
> > you that there might be a better place for conf files for extensions...I
> > can see as more and more extensions get added that this folder is going
> > to grow. Maybe a better strategy is to have folders for each extension
> > in the extensions folder, and then inside that folder could be any type
> > of file related to the extension. I think this is how plugins are
> > handled on Photoshop and Illustrator.
> Cool. Early on, Ted mentioned that he'd like to provide some way for
> extensions to store configuration info in some way accessible to
> Inkscape, and have Inkscape pass their info in at invokation time.
> For now, that seems like needless complexity though, since mine is the
> only extension that could use that.
Yep, have you communicated with Ted on this? He is the guy to talk to on
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