Re: GNOME 3.2 ideas and plans

Le Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:38:04 -0600,
Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com> a écrit :

> On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 10:02 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > - 'Finding and reminding' in the shell. There are fairly detailed
> > writeups about this, and the Zeitgeist team and Federico have been
> > working on something that at least looks similar.
> >
> >
> > 
> > 
> > - Application menu / Actions / Jumplists. This got tied up in the
> > back-and-forth over GApplication and never really got finished.
> >
> We should totally be able to get both of these into a good shape for
> 3.2.
> I've started a wiki page for the whole "Document-centric Gnome"
> project:
> A super-quick summary of the current status of things:
> - The 'zeitgeist' branch in gnome-shell is in  It makes
> gnome-shell use Zeitgeist instead of GtkRecent* when you do a search.
> It has embryonic support for jumplists, as it shows you recently- and
> frequently-used files relative to an application when you bring up
> that app's right-click menu.
> - The 'journal' branch for gnome-shell is in gitorious (URL in the
> wiki page).  It's not usable yet.  It displays a journal-like
> timeline of what got logged in Zeitgeist - files you visited, web
> sites, etc.  It's nowhere near as developed as
> gnome-activity-journal, but the idea is to catch up and to make it
> shell-grade sexy.
> - I've been gathering links for old discussions about jumplists; they
> are in that wiki page.  Except for the final look and feel, Zeitgeist
> already gives us all the file-related information for apps.  What is
> missing is a way to let apps add commands to jumplists.
> - There is a lot of horizontal work to be done across apps to make
> them integrate well with the Document Centric project.  I'll put
> tasks in that wiki page and file bugs as appropriate --- think of
> things like the "Show in file manager" that is now in Evince; we need
> that everywhere. (Related to that example is client-side window
> decorations, but that is a big project that probably won't get done
> for 3.2 - but we can live without it for now.)
>   Federico

Additional work that could be done for a document centric GNOME:

1. Integrate tracker-preferences as a control panel applet, maybe with
   some basic monitoring (index up to date/indexing files, time
2. Pursue work on Tracker/Shell integration (basic version proposed in ). As proposed by
   Martyn, Tracker could also be used for application search (less code
   for the same features since we'd remove the current application

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