Re: Regarding Nautilus scripts

On Sat, 2003-06-07 at 20:38, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:
> > Mark wrote;
> >> a graphical Grep (programmers willlike this),
> >I'd say that programmers are more likely to want to grep at a console
> I highly disagree and I believe you state this because you never used a good
> visual grep tool.
the GNOME Search tool (Actions->Search for files) already contains grep
functionality. It just misses the ability to display the matched lines.

> * Convert to ogg
this could perfectly be MIME actions for audio files, distributed with,
for instance, gstreamer.

> * Touch
maybe this could be an option in the nautilus file properties dialog.

> * Send to email/fax/printer/etc
again, this should be MIME actions distributed with

> * Unix2Dos/Dos2Unix
those one makes sense, although maybe also they could be MIME actions

> * Run
> * ToUpper/ToLower
> and much more.... use your imagination, add functionality, cut
> bloat/clutter. :D
while I am a big supporter of the scripting stuff in Nautilus, I don't
think most of the things you say should be scripts. It makes much more
sense to me to have MIME context menus, implemented in the different
individual applications (evo, gstreamer, etc).


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