[Bookreader] FBReader

Samuel Klein sj at laptop.org
Mon Mar 9 14:12:36 EDT 2009

Sayamindu --

Sweet.  How easy would it be to add this as a new reader-type to Read?

Regarding mime-types, let's revisit making one-click reading from
Browse work as expected (add item to journal, launch new activity to
open it).  Michael says this is possible under the current rainbow


On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 5:21 PM, Nikolay Pultsin <geometer at mawhrin.net> wrote:
>> Hi Samuel, Sayamindu,
>> I'm glad to know you both.
>>> http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/fbreader_sugar.png
>> This screenshot looks great. I'm really impressed with such unusual look
>> of our program. ;) Are you sure it is really FBReader? :)
>> Can I publish this screenshot at http://www.fbreader.org/?
> I have now a better screenshot at
> http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/fbreader_sugar_v2.png (I don't think
> the design will change much after this - unless I get flamed by
> someone regarding the UI ;-)
> I have a working activity now (which works on the XO independently
> without any external software dependency as well). I'll take a few
> more days to figure out the mime type mess in Sugar (I have already
> started annoying the Sugar developers and have a couple of possible
> solutions), and then release a bundle which can simply be downloaded
> and run on a XO with a recent build.
> A lot of work still needs to be done for a good reading experience,
> but I'm quite happy with what has been achieved in this week. And
> kudos to Mikhail, Nikolay and the rest of the FBReader dev team for
> their superb work. FBReader works absolutely smoothly on the limited
> XO hardware - no glitches, no sluggishness, nothing :-)
> Cheers,
> Sayamindu
> --
> Sayamindu Dasgupta
> [http://sayamindu.randomink.org/ramblings]

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