[NTLK] Very bare-bones note package to play with

Reilly001os at aol.com Reilly001os at aol.com
Wed Dec 7 10:26:18 EST 2011

I was thinking of an app working directly on
the notes soup not an app working through
notes. For the folder structure I was thinking
how many apps use the overall folder 
structure you setup in notes so there must be
a way to access that outside of notes. 

Joe Reilly

Warren Ockrassa <wockrassa at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Joseph Reilly <Reilly001os at aol.com> wrote:
>> Easier said then done I'm sure, but why not have the app act as just a front end for the notes data and folder structure?
>I've thought about it. In order to extend an existing program, you
>need an API reference - and finding that for the Notes program seems
>to be ... difficult. There's one object in Notes, 'paperroll' (as I
>recall), that can be sent messages - though what those messages are,
>and what they return, is still a bit arcane. There are surely other
>objects as well, but again, finding them requires documentation. That
>documentation *might* exist somewhere in the 2300+ pages Apple
>published on NOS. Or it might be in another publication entirely, one
>I haven't seen yet.
>For now I think it makes more sense to work within my own sandbox, so
>to speak - working out the ins and outs of the code in an environment
>I've more or less defined. Once I've got that wrangled, it might be
>worth porting at least *some* of that structure to an extension. Sort
>of another version of the same thing, but this time set up to work in
>Notes rather than all by itself.
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