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tearboookmarks 0.3.1-4

by on Apr.22, 2009, under maemo, python

Last night, I relased tearbookmarks 0.3.1-4. It’s a pretty major update, but I refuse to give it the 1.0 until tear itself is out of beta. This release includes multiple new features. First, the menu load is completely dynamic. The plugin will first check if the bookmark database has been updated since it last grabbed its information. If it has, it will update the menu, then display it. If not, it’ll just show the menu. Loading the menu items could take a bit of time, but I’ve done the best I could to make it as quick as possible.

Second, this release includes the long-awaited folders. While tear itself doesn’t allow you to manage folders, bongo’s bookmark manager should (in the near future) have this option. Folders show up at the bottom of the menu, below all your bookmarks, and also load dynamically, so they don’t take time while loading with the main menu.

Third, this release includes some better handling of how to open tear. It removes the overhead needed to launch the tear executable if tear was already running, and is instead now using dbus directly. It will also show the “Loading…” information box when launching tear for the first time.

Finally, this release includes bongo’s bookmark manager, including a shortcut to the bookmark manager in the menu. This shortcut is placed in the same position as the default bookmark plugin, to mimic the actions of that plugin best.

tearbookmarks 0.3.1-4 is available in extras-devel for diablo only. If you enable extras-devel to install tearbookmarks, please disable it immediately after.

Folders can be infinitely deep

Folders can be infinitely deep

Bookmark manager can now be launched from the bookmark menu

Bookmark manager can now be launched from the bookmark menu

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