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;;; rudel-interactive.el --- User interaction functions for Rudel.
;; Copyright (C) 2008, 2009, 2010 Jan Moringen
;; Author: Jan Moringen <>
;; Keywords: Rudel, user, interface, interaction
;; X-RCS: $Id:$
;; This file is part of Rudel.
;; Rudel is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it
;; under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
;; the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
;; (at your option) any later version.
;; Rudel is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
;; WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
;; General Public License for more details.
;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
;; along with Rudel. If not, see <>.
;;; Commentary:
;; Functions for user interactions commonly used in Rudel components.
;;; History:
;; 0.3 - History and defaults for most prompts
;; 0.2 - Password function
;; 0.1 - Initial version
;;; Code:
(require 'rudel-compat) ;; for `read-color' replacement
(require 'rudel-backend) ;; for `rudel-backend-cons-p'
;;; Function for reading Rudel objects from the user.
(defun rudel-read-backend (backends
&optional prompt return category)
"Read a backend name from BACKENDS and return that name or the actual backend depending on RETURN.
If RETURN is 'object, return the backend object which is of the
form (NAME . CLASS-OR-OBJECT); Otherwise return the name as
(unless prompt
(setq prompt "Backend: "))
(let* ((history (when category
(names (mapcar (lambda (cell)
(symbol-name (car cell)))
(name (completing-read
prompt category history)
names nil t nil history
(car (symbol-value history)))))
((eq return 'object)
(assoc (intern name) backends))
(t name)))
(defun rudel-read-session (sessions &optional prompt return)
"Read a session name from SESSIONS and return that name or the session info depending on RETURN.
If PROMPT is non-nil use as prompt string.
If RETURN is 'object, return the session object; Otherwise return
the name as string."
(unless prompt
(setq prompt "Session: "))
;; For presentation and identification of sessions, use the :name
;; property.
(flet ((to-string (session)
(if (rudel-backend-cons-p session)
(symbol-name (car session))
(plist-get session :name))))
;; Read a session by name, then return that name or the
;; corresponding session info.
(let ((session-name (completing-read prompt
(mapcar #'to-string sessions)
nil t)))
((eq return 'object)
(find session-name sessions
:key #'to-string :test #'string=))
(t session-name))))
(defvar rudel-read-user-name-history nil
"History of inputs read by `rudel-read-user-name'.")
(defun rudel-read-user-name ()
"Read a username.
The default is taken from `rudel-default-username'."
(if (car rudel-read-user-name-history)
(format "Username (default %s): "
(car rudel-read-user-name-history))
(format "Username: "))
(when (not rudel-read-user-name-history)
(or (car rudel-read-user-name-history)
(defun rudel-read-user-color ()
"Read a color."
(read-color "Color: " t))
(defun rudel-read-user (&optional users prompt return)
"Read a user name from USERS and return that name or the actual user depending on RETURN.
If USERS is nil, use the user list of `rudel-current-session'.
If RETURN. is 'object, return the user object; Otherwise return
the name as string."
;; If no user list is provided, the user list of the current session
;; is used.
(unless users
(if rudel-current-session
(setq users (oref rudel-current-session :users))
(error "No user list and no active Rudel session")))
(unless prompt
(setq prompt "User: "))
;; Construct a list of user name, read a name with completion and
;; return a user name of object.
(let* ((user-names (mapcar 'object-name-string users))
(user-name (completing-read prompt user-names nil t)))
((eq return 'object)
(find user-name users
:test 'string= :key 'object-name-string))
(t user-name)))
(defun rudel-read-document (&optional documents prompt return)
"Read a document name from DOCUMENTS and return that name or the actual document depending on RETURN.
If RETURN. is 'object, return the backend object; Otherwise
return the name as string."
(unless documents
(if rudel-current-session
(setq documents (oref rudel-current-session :documents))
(error "No document list and no active Rudel session")))
(unless documents
(error "No documents")) ; TODO error is a bit harsh
(unless prompt
(setq prompt "Document: "))
;; Construct list of names, read one name and return that name or
;; the named object.
(let* ((document-names (mapcar #'rudel-unique-name documents))
(document-name (completing-read prompt document-names nil t)))
((eq return 'object)
(find document-name documents
:test #'string= :key #'rudel-unique-name))
(t document-name)))
;;; Password functions
(defun rudel-obtain-password (id context prompt)
"Obtain the password identified by ID using info in CONTEXT.
ID is a symbol identifying the requested password. CONTEXT is a
property list that specifies additional information identifying
the requested password. PROMPT is used when it is necessary to
ask the user for the password.
For example, the XMPP backend would set ID to 'xmpp-sasl and
CONTEXT to (:host \"\" :port 5222 :username
\"joe\"). This Information would be used to search auth-source's
sources for a matching password entry."
;; Do not try anything fancy, if CONTEXT already has the password.
(plist-get context (intern-soft
(concat ":" (symbol-name id) "-password")))
;; Try secret stores.
;; TODO finish this
;; TODO use secrets.el directly?
;; (progn
;; (when (require 'auth-source nil t)
;; (auth-source-user-or-password
;; "login"
;; (plist-get context :host)
;; (plist-get context :port)
;; (plist-get context :username))))
;; Fall back to just read the password.
(read-passwd prompt))
;;; Buffer allocation functions
(defun rudel-allocate-buffer-clear-existing (name)
"When the requested buffer NAME exists, clear its contents and use it."
(let ((buffer (get-buffer name)))
(if buffer
;; Ask the user whether it is OK to erase the contents of
;; the buffer.
(unless (yes-or-no-p (format
"Buffer `%s' already exists; Erase contents? "
(error "Buffer `%s' already exists" name)) ;; TODO throw or signal; not error
;; When the buffer is attached to a different document, ask
;; whether it is OK to detach the buffer.
(let ((document (rudel-buffer-document buffer)))
(unless (or (not document)
(yes-or-no-p (format
"Buffer `%s' is attached to the document `%s'; Detach? "
(rudel-unique-name document))))
(error "Buffer `%s' already attached to a document" name)))
;; Delete buffer contents; maybe detach buffer first.
(when (rudel-buffer-has-document-p buffer)
(rudel-unsubscribe buffer))
(with-current-buffer buffer
(setq buffer (get-buffer-create name)))
(defun rudel-allocate-buffer-make-unique (name)
"When the requested buffer NAME exists, create another buffer."
(get-buffer-create (generate-new-buffer-name name)))
;;; Progress reporting
(defun rudel-make-state-progress-callback (label)
"Return a progress reporter that displays LABEL along with states.
This function's primary purpose is constructing callbacks
suitable for `rudel-state-wait'"
(lexical-let ((label1 label)
(reporter (make-progress-reporter label)))
(lambda (state)
;; For all states, just spin.
((consp state)
reporter nil (format "%s(%s)" label1 (car state))))
;; Done
reporter nil label1)
(progress-reporter-done reporter)))))
;;; Utility Functions
(defun rudel-interactive--make-read-backend-history-symbol (category)
"Make a symbol for the read history of backends of CATEGORY."
(let ((symbol (intern
(format "rudel-interactive-read-backend-history-%s"
(unless (boundp symbol)
(set symbol nil))
(defun rudel-interactive--make-prompt (prompt category history)
"Make a prompt based on PROMPT for backends of CATEGORY and HISTORY."
(if (and category (symbol-value history))
"%s (default %s): "
(if (string-match-p ": $" prompt)
(substring prompt 0 -2)
(car (symbol-value history)))
(provide 'rudel-interactive)
;;; rudel-interactive.el ends here
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