python desktop

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Wed Jul 7 11:44:42 CEST 2004


David Fraser wrote:

> 
> great to see this, was looking at the old version before...

:-)

> could you perhaps split the logicaldesktop.py into separate modules? it
> makes it a bit difficult to find code to do improvements when its 3200
> lines long...

Why? I mean, actually it is easier in a single file if you use emacs,
because you use IM-Python to browse the classes. And if you use eric3, you
don't care about how many files, since you use the class browser to move.

Maybe I don't realize some advantage of splitting the code...

Anyway, I will need to partition the code in some way, because I want to
make two versions eventually: a gnome-panel applet and a kicker applet.

> Anyway what I was going to try and do:
> - make filters work as you type, not just when you press Enter ala
> Thunderbird's mail filters

This was my first thought, but then I thought 1) it would be too slow 2) you
type only once anyway. The preferred method is to use the recent filters
list.

> - Try and work out why it thinks my HP CD writer is a Plextor CDROM -
> where do you pick up this information?

I am a bit ashamed, but here it is:

THE DEVICES ARE COMPLETELY INVENTED. I need to scan the devices in the
computer, but I am clueless how to do that.
 
> Anyway I love some of the concepts and its looking nice...

Are you implying that there is some concept you don't like?

Thanks a lot for the feedback!

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