[tomboy-list] Attachment Plugin?
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 13:31:50 PST 2009
Forgot to paste a footnote:
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 1:31 PM, Sandy Armstrong
<sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Thomas Zieg <thomaszieg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
> Hi Thomas, sorry for the late response.
>> I am a new member of the mailing list. I have been using Tomboy for a few
>> weeks now. I was looking for a cross-platform replacement for evernote that
>> will store my data on my own computers (Ubuntu and Vista). So far Tomboy is
> Glad it's working out for you!
>> I was looking through the mailing list archives and noticed in 2008 someone
>> was talking about developing an addin that will allow attachments to notes.
>> Does that addin or something similar exist? If it does not and I decide to
>> put in the effort to attempt my own addin, is it okay to ask addin
>> development questions to the mailing list?
> So, the idea with attachments was that it should be done as a main
> Tomboy feature for use by add-ins. So, Tomboy would offer a
> structured approach to attaching files, and add-ins could make use of
> this. That's what the mail you're probably referring to  was all
> about. Having attachments be a main feature of Tomboy would help to
> make synchronization easier to solve (though still there are obvious
> issues with the idea).
> But nobody has actually worked on this yet.
> I'm open to ideas, use cases, mockups, and (of course) patches about
> note attachments. The most obvious use case is image support, because
> in general, it seems a fair assumption that users would rather link to
> files that live somewhere else on their computer, instead of storing
> the file "in" Tomboy.
> In the case of images, there has been some third-party work on an
> add-in that lets you embed images, but it doesn't deal with the sync
> issues yet .
> I'd like to come up with something that makes sense for most
> real-world use cases, and also allows sync to continue being a
> reasonable proposition.
> And of course, this is probably the best place to ask add-in
> development questions, or any other questions about Tomboy.
>> Thank you all for your hard work on the great tool.
>> Thomas (TankND on IRC)
>> P.S. I apologize for any missteps in the mailing list/IRC etiquette
> No transgressions so far! And don't worry, this is a pretty friendly
> corner of the community; we don't get too mean when correcting folks
> on etiquette. ;-)
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