Re: Regarding Nautilus scripts

On Mon, 2003-06-09 at 17:21, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:
> > It appears to simply register its existence with the .server file that
> > has been mentioned (once you take out the translations it is more
> > legible), and then 200 or so lines of code that simply receive a list of
> > files, generates a command line and calls file roller.
> I am sorry, but this is just not elegant. Creates a command line?? Archaic!
> It should be handled by the messaging protocol in Gnome! Personally, I don't
> feel comfortable creating a huge command which includes 1689 of my 2423
> files on my /usr/bin to do anything, e.g. ...
> BeOS passes a list of internal filesystem references to the addon, and this
> is much faster than passing filenames around via the command line. There
> should be integration with the underneath system on Gnome as well.

file-roller's plugin builds a command line after receiving the file list
through bonobo.  The context menu plugin interface does not rely on
command lines.


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