[packagekit] Python GTK Client

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 00:16:08 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 08:12 +0200, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> Am Montag, den 13.10.2008, 11:07 +0100 schrieb Richard Hughes:
> > On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 11:46 +0200, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > > I just started the work on a gtk client based on packagekit.client.
> > 
> > Cool, what does the tool do?
> Oh, I was a bit unclear here. I am not writting a complete new tool, but
> GTK widgets for other tools :)
> packagekit.gtkclient is an extended version of packagekit.client. I
> replace the internal _h_status|_h_progress callbacks by emitting gobject
> signals. A set of new widgets is connected to those signals:
> PackageKitStatusIcon, PackageKitStatusLabel, PackageKitProgressBar and
> PackageKitProgressDialog. So the widgtes can easily be reused in an
> application.
> Furthermore long taking actions will have a progress dialog and erros
> and messages will appear in corresponding dialogs.

Ahh, cool. Sounds like it belongs in gnome-packagekit then.

> > How would I implement a catalog of translations? Do you have an example?
> > Thanks.
> It just needs to be a file in a format which can be scanned by gettext. 
> But I am just reusing your enum-converter from PackageKit to extract the
> information from gpk-enum.c.

Might be best for now -- I'm no gettext legend.


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