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Re: Misc Contractor Stuff


Getting Contractor in Mint would be very cool.Cheers,

Daniel Foré

On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 11:27 AM, Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
<sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I did a fair bit of digging and finally added Contractor integration for
> Thunderbird, so you can now send files by email using Thunderbird from any
> Contractor-enabled app.
> It can be installed from elementary Daily PPA as "thunderbird-contracts"
> package, and the code can be found at
> lp:~elementary-os/contractor/thunderbird-contracts<https://code.launchpad.net/+branch/%7Eelementary-os/contractor/thunderbird-contracts>
> Thunderbird's CLI is so arcane that it seems that NOBODY got it right
> before me, and I might have missed something as well. I don't support files
> with commas in filenames because that's the delimiter Thunderbird uses and
> I haven't found a way to escape it; that's the only known limitation.
> On a happier note, thanks to RavecotFX I'm now talking to Clem of Linux
> Mint fame about phasing out nemo-actions (fork of nautilus-actions) which
> is pretty much the same thing as Contractor but specific to Nautilus/Nemo
> and replacing it with Contractor. This means deduplication of effort and
> (hopefully) more contracts!
> Speaking of which, we still have painfully few Contractor service providers
> as well as clients! I've added Contractor support to Noise myself, but we
> really need better documentation in the website as well as some visibility
> for the effort. I could cover the docs if somebody explains me how to write
> things in this new website XD
> As for visibility, how about holding a Contractor enablement sprint?
> -- 
> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff