[Cosmo-dev] Cosmo and Scooby URLs

Mimi Yin mimi at osafoundation.org
Fri Jun 16 15:46:39 PDT 2006


We could make preview an option:
Right-click on the URL to either subscribe with Chandler or preview  
in a web browser.

The default would be to subscribe directly.

On Jun 16, 2006, at 3:35 PM, Sheila Mooney wrote:

> Mimi,
>
> Isn't it true that if I receive an email in Chandler (not some  
> other client) with the URL, I can simply click on it and the  
> subscribe will happen automatically? You won't get the preview.  
> This is kind of what we had in 0.5.
>
> Sheila
>
> On Jun 16, 2006, at 3:13 PM, Mimi Yin wrote:
>
>> Hi John, see more in-line...
>>
>> On Jun 16, 2006, at 2:58 PM, John Townsend wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Jun 16, 2006, at 2:36 PM, Mimi Yin wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm not sure I understand...
>>>>
>>>> I think it would be fine for iCal users to:
>>>> 1. Click on a Chandler-generated sharing URL ---
>>>> 2. Preview share in Scooby
>>>> 3. Click Subscribe with iCal
>>>
>>> What happens in Scooby when they click on the "Subscribe with  
>>> iCal" button? Do they see instructions on how to do it?
>>
>> Yup. Or ideally, iCal can launch auto-magically and the  
>> appropriate URL is automatically pasted into the subscribe field.
>>
>>>> Unless we get this kind of seamless integration, I think we need  
>>>> to route everyone through some kind of Web UI that allows users to:
>>>>
>>>> 1. Preview the contents of what they're about to subscribe to
>>>> 2. See instructions about how to Subscribe to the share with  
>>>> their client of choice
>>>>
>>>
>>> But, what about Chandler? Are we saying the following:
>>>
>>> 1. User publishes a calendar from Chandler and then they copy  
>>> that URL into mail and mail to their friend.
>>> 2. The friend clicks that URL and is launched to Scooby and views  
>>> the calendar. They then click the subscribe in Chandler button  
>>> and they get another URL to paste into their chandler.
>>>
>>> What happens if I paste the original Scooby preview URL into  
>>> Chandler?
>>>
>>> Is that really what we are saying? Just checking :-)
>>>
>>> --> towns
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Chandler users would also preview via Scooby.
>>
>> If the Chandler user pastes the URL directly into the Subscribe  
>> field, we said we could make that work with special headers so  
>> Scooby can redirect to Cosmo? OR is that what's contentious right  
>> now?
>>
>> Mimi
>>
>>
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