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Re: Google Summer of Code Ideas


How about our alternative to UbuntuOne/Drop Box ?
On Feb 14, 2014 4:11 PM, "Pepijn de Vos" <pepijndevos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> What I think the OP suggested Contractor for, and what shell scripting
> does not provide is an API to GUI applications.
> In AppleScript you could move windows around, show pages in Safari, add
> events to iCal, play songs in iTunes.
> I implemented things like a tiling WM, a script to open links in whatever
> browser is currently running and more in AppleScript.
> It also lets you do things like download something with Safari, resize
> images with Preview, but on Linux this is better handled with ImageMagic,
> curl and other cli tools.
> Another random idea, that is not a ripoff of OS X is... MS Paint!
> Something to annotate screenshots or draw a quick schematic.
> For real photo editing there is gimp, but something light to quickly draw
> and annotate is missing even from OS X.
> I'm not so much after the fingerpainting part, for which a dozen paint
> clones exist.
> I'm thinking paint with a iLife mindset: make is easy for amateurs to make
> professional graphics.
> Check some of the OmniGroup software, and imagine a subset of OmniGraffle
> and OmniDazzle.
> Pepijn
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Sergey Shnatsel Davidoff <
> sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, there's a number of visual programming environments out there
> already and I can't see how this relates to elementary specifically. It's
> more of a project for the Raspberry Pi community.
> --
> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
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