Re: websites-as-apps?

On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 21:05 -0400, Luis Villa wrote:
> I'd like to be able to trivially add them to my application
> menu somehow, either from the browser or from gimmie, but I'm not sure
> what interaction model to propose for that. Anyone have any
> suggestions on how that should be done (or how it can be done now and
> I'm missing it?)

You can already drag the site icon from the address bar to a panel to
create a launcher. That can then be dragged to the desktop to create a
launcher there as well. It would be nice if dragging the site icon to
the desktop just created a launcher instead of copying the file, must
remember to file a bug about that.

I imagine Gimmie could accept drops of the site icon to allow the same
thing, if it doesn't already.

It shouldn't be to hard to write a PyEpy extension that takes the
current page and adds it to the user's menu. It would add something like
a "Add Launcher to {Menu|Panel|Desktop}" menu item, which if selected
displays a dialog like Epy's current Add Bookmark dialog, but for the


✌ michael gratton, itinerant geek
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