Re: PyGTK global keybinding module

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 12:47, Ulrik Sverdrup<ulrik sverdrup gmail com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm developing a gnome application in python, called kupfer[1]. To use global
> keybindings, I've taken deskbar-applet's internal wrapped version of
> libtomboy (parts of it). I didn't want to put all that build system in
> my project, and others might also benefit, so I've broken out a
> standalone version of the keybinder module here:
> With its homepage here:
> "keybinder is a python module for gtk-based applications registering
> global key bindings."
> I could have done what all others have done before me -- simply ship
> this library internal to the application. Counting more than just
> Python users, I think this is used by Tomboy, deskbar-applet, glipper
> and some more. Now my (so far not so big) application kupfer.

You can add Sugar to the list. I think that adding facilities to the
GNOME platform for more easily creating alternative desktops such as
Sugar makes a lot of sense.



> Now which way the gnome desktop takes I don't know. Global keybindings
> are certainly coming, everyone is including tomboy's code. I know the
> most sensible way for gnome would be to have a C library + A python
> binding, I've put this together as a pure python module for my
> application.
> I want to host this at; I don't know if general lack of
> consensus on the global keybinding situation is an obstruction for
> that.
> [1]:
> Ulrik
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