[Bookreader] [OLPC library] [Announce] FBReader 3

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Thu May 7 09:07:36 EDT 2009

We are getting closer to having a larger pool of latin-1 epubs to test
on, from which we can make broader unit tests.  Update on that this
time next week.

I'm recommending this for use on the offline-resources DVD going out
to the OLPCorps teams this summer.


On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have just released FBReader Activity version 3. You can download it
> from http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/FBReader-3.xo.
> This version implements sharing support. This means that choosing the
> "My Neighbourhood" option in the activity window will let you share
> the ebook you are reading with other XO users who can see you in their
> Neighbourhood view.
> While implementing sharing, I had to fix a few problems with the file
> loading code in the activity, and file open operations should be more
> robust/foolproof now.
> Unfortunately, this still only works on the OLPC XO OS 8.2.x series.
> I'm working on removing the hardcoded hacks from FBReader and
> hopefully the next release would work on SOAS, etc.
> Thanks,
> Sayamindu
> --
> Sayamindu Dasgupta
> [http://sayamindu.randomink.org/ramblings]
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