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Re: Sending data to a running zim instance


On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 9:29 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 28 March 2010 20:59, Svenn Are Bjerkem <svenn.bjerkem@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> ever since Google stopped their notebook plugin I have been looking
>> for a way to select text on a web page and send it to a local storage
>> together with the URL of the page where I found the info as I found
>> that having the link alone does not tell me what interesting things I
>> found there some months later.
>> I am looking into creating an extension for Firefox which does this to
>> zim, but I somehow need to interact with zim as I have found that
>> changing data 'under zim's feet' tend to force me to stop zim and
>> start again. Any pointers to python files where I can look for classes
>> and methods that make it possible to do 'surgery on a running heart'
>> would be helpful.
> You might be interested in this feature request:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/439878
> Separate dialog for dumping text to zim

That dialog will help with this use case. But actually this request is
even closer to the point: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/426751

Michael wrote he was going to look into creating such a firefox
plugin, but I haven't heard back from him since.

However my offer still stands, that is if someone wants to write the
firefox part I will add the necessary dbus interface for interacting
with zim.