[Clipart] resurrecting the clipart browser project

EnzoAeneas enzoaeneas at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 22:47:02 PST 2008

I just looked up Qt4 and it has an SVG module, so it may be possible
to use Qt instead of Gecko, which may make development faster overall,
but we will see. I will start out with with some basic examples in Qt
and then recreate them in gecko and see how development goes.


On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 1:21 AM, EnzoAeneas <enzoaeneas at gmail.com> wrote:
> My thoughts exactly. I have spent the last few hours, familiarising
> myself with python, and I think that I can work with it. I am not sure
> what the original used, but I would like to use gecko as the renderer
> because of it's native svg and http support and the fact that python
> is regularly used with it (Songbird, Miro, Komodo IDE/Edit).
> My first milestones are browsing of local folder repository with SVG
> content and the ability to copy the file text to the clipboard.
> After this, connecting to OCAL and browsing the categories;
> Downloading to local SVG files.
> Remote to Local Synchronization.
> Rendering to SVG content to PNG, which can be saved to a file or
> copied to the clipboard.
> These should keep me plenty busy to start out with.
> I will look into the Inkscape source to see how to go about connecting
> to OCAL; I'd rather not bother with ccHost at the moment.
> --Kevin
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Steren <steren.giannini at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This project sounds great!
>> Please, my first specification would be for it to be crossplatform. So be
>> sure before using any technology or library that you can easily build
>> something for windows, mac and linux.
>> Otherwise, don't be too ambitious. I would love to start with a very small
>> app that does clipart browsing rather than to see a tremendous project dying
>> because of the amount of work it requires.
>> looking forward to seeing your work.
>> Steren
>> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 8:22 AM, enzoaeneas <enzoaeneas at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I would like to code a clipart browser for OCAL, but I have never used
>>> python. I know I could probably do this in java, c#, vb/vb.net, and
>>> c/c++, maybe even tcl or php. Could I get a specification and
>>> requirements?
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