Re: Nautilus Sendto -- opportunities for generalisation

Hi Edd,

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Edd Dumbill wrote:

My alternative solution is to make the GNOME Phone Manager phone object
just another icon in Nautilus that people can use as if it were a

Bluetooth has two ways of doing file transfer.  OBEX FTP, which would be
handled with a gnome-vfs method (not yet implemented), and OBEX PUSH,
which is "beaming" (implemented in gnome-obex-send).

But why bother the user with this distinction? If the user wants to send a file to his phone, does it matter *how* this is performed under the surface?

"Send to" is the correct semantics here.

Perhaps it is, but I still don't see the need of cluttering nautilus context menus with stuff few people will use some of the time.

Maybe the answer is a similar way to the way the panel applet choice has been solved.

I think I missed that. URL?


Reinout van Schouwen			student of Artifical Intelligence
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