[Bookreader] The FBReader Activity is out for testing

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 13:21:59 EDT 2009

Let me know what you think about it :-). I am currently trying to
figure out how to preserve state information (eg: last page viewed,
etc) across sessions.

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 1:36 AM, Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org> wrote:
> Very nice.  I should try browse-102 on all of the test XOs...  I'm
> testing it with books from feedbooks right now.
> SJ
> 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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>> Sayamindu Dasgupta
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Sayamindu Dasgupta

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