Re: [Evolution-hackers] mailto: (etc.) handling
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo ximian com>
- To: Rodney Dawes <dobey ximian com>
- Cc: Ettore Perazzoli <ettore ximian com>, Evolution Hackers <evolution-hackers ximian com>
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] mailto: (etc.) handling
- Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 11:15:53 +0100
On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 05:44, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> On Mër , 2003-11-26 at 16:18, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 21:54, Ettore Perazzoli wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 11:17, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > > > should the other components implement that method also? for webcal: in
> > > > the calendar, for instance?
> > >
> > > Possibly yeah, the effect of "evolution webcal://blah" could be that of
> > > automatically subscribing the user to that online calendar. Then one
> > > could just click on a webcal URI on a webpage and be subscribed easily
> > > without cut & paste.
> > >
> > > However, how do we specify a calendar name to be displayed in the GUI in
> > > that case?
> > >
> > I was thinking we could display a dialog that asks the user what to do
> > with the file ("Would you like to subscribe to this calendar? Import
> > it?"), and thus, depending on the action chosen by the user, ask her
> > whatever we need ("name for the subscribed calendar").
> I started writing a little app that does this without needing to start
> all of evolution to pop up a dialog. I didn't get very far with it, as
> the ESource stuff wasn't ready yet, and libecal is still missing API and
> the functionality necessary to pull the calendar name/description
> meta-data from the on-line file itself. The mock-up I made for this
> dialog is at:
oh, well, right, it could be a different process other than evo itself.
But I would really like to have it ask what you want to do with the
calendar, since subscribing is not the only choice: many users will
prefer to import it in their local sources.
The mockup looks really nice.
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