[Clipart] Re: [Inkscape-devel] google SOC
jon at rejon.org
Wed Jun 15 22:28:17 PDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 22:00 -0500, aaron at ekips.org wrote:
> Greg Steffensen wrote:
> > Aaron- for searches that actually produce results, try "food", "symbol" or
> > "animal". And when you run it from within Inkscape, when does it crash?
> > Immediately?
> Awesome. When a search returns results, the script is really cool. I
> think we need to work on the searchability of OCAL. Should someone (me?)
> write an xmlrpc server for searching OCAL?
Please talk more with the ocal devs about this. Right now we are working
on DMS as a solution for what you are trying to do, and what you, Aaron,
are commenting on. See this doc for where you could help out with this
development (help wanted!):
> As far as crashing Inkscape, I experienced crashes for the same reason
> in two different circumstances. Inkscape seems to be crashing when an
> extensions returns a null document. First I experienced a crash when
> Inkscape couldn't find ocal.py, which I had stored in
> ~/.inkscape/extensions, because it was looking in
> share/inkscape/extensions. And second I experienced a crash when I
> clicked the close button for the OCAL Helper window. I think the crash
> indicates a problem with Inkscape and not your script.
Yes, I think that Inkscape is crashing when a script returns a non-zero
status. See the Inkscape bug...unfortunately sf.net seems to be down,
but the bug is on the top of the stack about extensions and
crashing...filed by me, rejon/kidproto.
> Though in the
> second circumstance your script could provide the input document
> unmodified on stdout. Since it is callable from the command line it
> might also be useful to make your script return the selected clipart
> document alone if a container document isn't specified.
> Aaron Spike
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