[Clipart] KDE and OCAL
mtraum at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 19 10:56:28 PDT 2005
SOAP would be very good indeed!
It would allow you, for example, to write a OpenOffice plugin that
would function in a similar manner in which Microsoft Office
functions - search for clips straight from your word processor.
--- Bryce Harrington <bryce at bryceharrington.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 12:42:24PM -0700, Aaron Seigo wrote:
> > On April 18, 2005 19:19, Nathan Eady wrote:
> > > Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > > >>> - providing a KDE application that can browse the archives
> > > >>>(online/offline?) of OCAL. this could be made a generic
> part that
> > > >>>other applications, such as KOffice or Quanta, could use to
> > > >>>seamless access to OCAL images.
> > > >>
> > > >>This part seems like a task that ought to be undertaken by
> > > >>familiar with KDE development, who has used Qt and other
> > > >>libraries in the past, and so forth.
> > > >
> > > > of course. i just didn't want to spend resources in this
> direction if
> > > > there wasn't some interest on OCAL's part, which it seems
> there is so
> > > > .... huzzah!
> > >
> > > Interest is one thing, but I do not know that we have the
> > > talent and time to undertake this. Certainly, it would be cool
> > > see such a thing materialize.
> > oh, i'm not expecting OCAL to do this. it would be something that
> i or another
> > KDE developer would do. obviously this would take some
> coordination w/OCAL on
> > things such as the metadata usage and directory layouts.
> I can chip in some ideas, observations, and directions for this.
> been batting a lot of these ideas around since the project
> Ideally, I'd love to come up with a solution that allows any app to
> seamlessly access, pull from, and push to the library.
> SOAP has been my main focus for achieving this and I've gotten a
> share of the (Perl) code written to do this, but it's certainly not
> perfect in all respects, and I'm definitely open to other ideas.
> But basically, my dream setup involves running a server as a daemon
> process at openclipart.org that enables download, search, and
> from any kind of client (cmdline, web, gui, etc.) interface.
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