Am Dienstag 12 Februar 2008 19:14:14 schrieb Richard Dale:
> On Tuesday 12 February 2008 17:46:53 Arno Rehn wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag 07 Februar 2008 00:45:29 schrieb Richard Dale:
> > > On Tuesday 05 February 2008 13:13:56 Thomas Moenicke wrote:
> > > > > We could keep the old smoke-lib somewhere, but I'd really
> > > > > appreciate it if we
> > > > > could get modular smoke into KDE 4.1 and if possible even Kimono.
> > > >
> > > > I would really like to see an Akonadi module for the new smoke by
> > > > default. It is on the wish list of many people and mentioned by
> > > > Cornelius Schumacher in the kde-pim 4.1 plans:
> > > >
> > > > "The long-term mission of Akonadi is to provide a cross-platform
> > > > cross- desktop
> > > > storage service for KDE PIM data. So it's not meant to be limited to
> > > > KDE.
> > > > APIs for other environments or other programming languages than C++
> > > > are very
> > > > welcome."
> > > >
> > > > Any plans yet?
> > >
> > > Well I think we should plan on including Plasma and an Akonadi api
> > > with the modular Smoke for KDE 4.1 for both Ruby and C# (assuming we
> > > can get Kimono working). They are the two most important apis to start
> > > with. Once we've done that, autogenerating bindings for other KDE apis
> > > shouldn't be a big deal, and we can add them as we get them working.
> > >
> > > At the moment with the Plasma bindings, if Ruby throws an exception it
> > > doesn't get caught and it then crashes Plasma. So we will need to add
> > > exception handling at the top level for both Ruby and C#. Also there is
> > > some kind of memory corruption happening in the Ruby Plasma bindings
> > > where slot and virtual method callbacks fail after the analogue clock
> > > plasma applet has been running for 2 mins or so. I don't know if this
> > > will affect Qyoto/Kimono C# applets until we try it out.
> > I would like to try that but I couldn't figure out how to run plasma
> > applets that aren't in the form of a shared library. How do you add a
> > ruby or C# plasma applet?
> I will need to be a dynamically loaded lib - see
> korundum/src/krubypluginfactory.cpp - we'll need a similar
> kcsharppluginfactory.cpp to start C# plasma applets. It gets the actual
> name of the ruby (or C#) code to run from the keyword arg string passed to
Yes, that's clear. But how do you then actually load the plasma applet?
So there's krubypluginfactory.so and e.g. plasma_clock.rb. And then?
There is Plasma::ScriptEngine and Plasma::AppletScript to implement scripting
languages, but the API seems to be far from complete.
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