[cc-devel] Creative Commons & Gnome desktop integration
luke.hoersten at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 11:54:47 EDT 2006
Wow awesome work! This list looks pretty extensive. Something that
might help would be to get a few Ubuntu developers/maintainers on the
cause because Ubuntu throws a lot of weight around in the Gnome world
On 8/14/06, Jon Phillips <jon at creativecommons.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-07-30 at 00:48 +0200, Jaime Frutos Morales wrote:
> > HI!
> > I would like to start a wiki page with all the information about
> > integrating CC and Gnome.
> I see you have already created this page and other ones to support.
> > Ideas for this page:
> > - Gnome/GTK applications aware of CC licenses (Banshee after Summer of
> > Code 2006, Firefox with Mozcc plugin, Epiphany with CC license viewer
> > extension, Inkscape, etc)
> Excellent to keep a list of these....
> > - Gnome/GTK applications which could easily become aware of CC licenses.
> Yes, and hopefully we can come up with a generic way these applications
> can support CC licensing to make it easy for these applications.
> Thoughts on this?
> > I have submitted several enhancement bug reports for some Gnome
> > applications
> > about this:
> > Epiphany: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=348050
> > Nautilus: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349170
> > Evince: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349173
> > Totem: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349218
> > Gnumeric: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349220
> > EOG: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349222
> > GIMP: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349224
> Great...please keep the cc-devel list apprised on how these bugs do and
> if there are good comments as to their support.
> > - Gnome/GTK applications which could be created to integrate CC
> > licenses into the desktop:
> > I'm talking to Tracker's creator
> > (http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Tracker) to include a "License"
> > field on the specification to look for CC licensed files within the
> > desktop. If it is achieved, the next step is to aim Deskbar-applet
> > integration or to create a new tool to do such searches.
> I joined this list and pushed on this as well. I a bit skeptical to
> whether this Tracker application has taken on life and if it is
> positioned to become a solid FD.o standard. However, I would be great if
> this is so.
> > I'm thinking about creating an application to download CC music
> > files from ccHost-based sites, but I don't know if there is any
> > existing API to do this. Other approach could be to parse the feed
> > looking for audio files, but this option would only download latest
> > content.
> Yes, please see the ccHost Sample Pool API which provides a mechanism
> for querying for files on a ccHost installation and getting back an RSS
> or ATOM feed of results: http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Sample_Pool_API
> We also are adding a ccHost upload API which will extend the
> capabilities more.
> I would highly recommend for you to join the cc-devel and cctools-cchost
> (on sf.net) lists to discuss these topics:
> > This wiki page could be linked from
> > http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Desktop_Integration. Similar pages
> > could be created for other OS desktops such as KDE, MacOS,etc.
> Great, I'm glad you created these!
> > What do you think about it? Is it interesting? Is it worth the effort?
> Of course, these are very interesting ideas and it would be great for
> you to ramp up your participation in the CC Developer Community and
> hopefully others will help as well...
> Please join the cc-devel mailing list and lets start conquering some
> finite tasks to push this up hill....also, I would like to say that I
> think it is better to try and create integration on the larger
> freedesktop which would encompass Gnome, KDE, XFCE, and other
> desktops...that is what I like about the Tracker project and other fd.o
> standards....they try to consider that there is more than just GNOME.
> Jon Phillips
> jon at creativecommons.org
> cell: 510.499.0894
> Software Engineer
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