[Bookreader] The FBReader Activity is out for testing

Samuel Klein sj at laptop.org
Mon Mar 16 16:06:45 EDT 2009

Very nice.  I should try browse-102 on all of the test XOs...  I'm
testing it with books from feedbooks right now.


On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> The FBReader activity is out for testing (consider this as a
> pre-release), and bug reports will be most welcome :-)
> The bundle can be downloaded from http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/FBReader-1.xo
> However, to read downloaded ebooks successfully with it, you will have
> to download and install http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/Browse-102.xo
> as well (it is a patched edition of Browse which works around a nasty
> mimetype/file extension related issue in Sugar/Browse)
> The activity is at the moment associated with only .epub and .pdb files.
> Another known issue with the activity is that it currently works only
> on a XO (or a XO emulation image). This is because certain paths were
> hardcoded to /home/olpc/Activities/FBReader.activity during build
> time.
> Thank you,
> Sayamindu
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