[kepler-dev] New actor tree
berkley at nceas.ucsb.edu
Thu Oct 14 09:59:38 PDT 2004
I've known for a while that the SimpleTextSearch class skips actors that
are not ComponentEntities. This was my fault because I hadn't realized
that an actor didn't have to be an Entity. I'll try to fix this today.
I think it also skips directors.
Shawn Bowers wrote:
> Actors > Constants > Documentation > Annotation
> This is actually a great example ... The plain text name of the actor is
> Annotation -- it's class name is TextAttribute. Need to go back and
> look at the plain-text search.
> Sorry, no documentation -- it is a work in progress :)
> Also, if you want to add an actor, you'll have to contact the curator
> (i.e., me). Hopefully soon there will be some better support for
> adding new actors. The main idea is that you (1) obtain a unique
> identifier for the actor and then (2) you assign an annotation to it,
> e.g., one of the default class names currently in the actor library. The
> goal is that by doing this, the actor will automatically show up in the
> library in the appropriate location.
> Dan Higgins wrote:
>> Shawn & Chad,
>> I am looking at yout new actor tree organization and trying to find
>> things. It looks pretty good!
>> But I had a problem finding the "Annotation" actor. The search didn't
>> seem to work for me (for 'Annotation' only; other searches seem to work.)
>> Also, is there any documentation on how the system works (i.e. how
>> can we add new actors as we develop them)
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