Review request: New share dataengine for plasma

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Mon Aug 9 22:24:58 BST 2010

A Diumenge, 1 d'agost de 2010, Artur Souza (MoRpHeUz) va escriure:
> Hello :)
> I would like to ask for some review on the new "share" dataengine for
> plasma (in kdeplasma-addons module).
> This dataengine is meant to replace the old pastebin dataengine that
> is very limited.
> The new one uses Kross to be able to load scripted "providers" that
> are basically interfaces to share services like imageshack,
> and others. The ability to be scriptable will allow
> integration with GHNS and enable the download of more providers what,
> right now, is impossible as it's not plugin based (which means that
> everytime there is an update in one of the APIs or one user requests
> support for a new provider he should wait for the next KDE release to
> have that =/ ).
> The idea is to provide common functionality to the providers and let
> the script define the URL of the service, the parse of the result and
> detect if that is an error as it's different from service to service.
> There is no plasmoid integrated with that yet (besides the very simple
> one that I used to test the dataengine) but as soon as it is approved
> I'll start to migrate the current pastebin plasmoid to the new
> dataengine. The new dataengine is also more useful in the sense that
> supports different mimetypes and because of that more plasmoids and
> applications will make use of that from my point of view.

Should the Test in 

function setup() {
    provider.addQueryItem("paste_name", "Test");

be translatable?


> Thanks and best regards,
> Artur

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