"get hot new stuff" button

Joseph Wenninger jowenn at jowenn.at
Thu Jun 20 11:20:42 BST 2002


On Wednesday 19 June 2002 23:20, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> I have implemented a "get hot new stuff" button (well in fact it's a
> menu entry) for KOrganizer. The code is fairly general and could
> probably easily be extended to other apps. It's in
> kdepim/korganizer/knewstuff.
> Some things are still missing:
> - Remember what already has been installed.
> - UI to select the language of the stuff to be installed.
> - A bit of server infratructure for uploading stuff (i.e. something like
> an ftp upload area and a way to collect and move the uploaded stuff to
> the download area).
> - A customizable way to preview stuff before download.
> - DTDs for the XML files used for provider list and the meta information
> about the new stuff.
> But the basic functionality for choosing, downloading and uploading is
> there. Before I proceed I would like to ask what you think about it and
> how it goes together with the other efforts to implement this kind of
> functionality.

I have something similiar in kate for downloading additional highlighting 

Kind regards
Joseph Wenninger

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