[IAEP] Fwd: CAST Books
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Wed Sep 23 16:26:26 EDT 2009
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 4:17 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 21:25, Jim Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Caroline,
> > I haven't tried the CAST website in Sugar but I have tried downloading
> > Zip files from other websites in Sugar. If I download a Zip file from
> > Gutenberg or from my personal website in shell.sugarlabs.org it
> > downloads just fine. However, when I try to download a Zip file
> > containing an RTF from the Baen Free Library I get the same thing that
> > you see. No confirmation that a download is about to begin and in the
> > Journal an entry showing a progress bar that just gives up. No
> > problem with this website or CAST in Windows. It may be a MIME issue
> > on the server that confuses the Browse Activity. In my own case I
> > could download an unzipped RTF from Baen so I just documented that on
> > my web page and left it at that. If you can document how to recreate
> > the issue in Browse you might want to open a ticket on it.
> I think there should be tracebacks in the logs that indicate what is
> happening, would be great if you could provide those in a ticket.
I posted a ticket and a video. I don't see anything particlar in the logs.
I bet when you see the video you'll know the issue, it looks just like the
gmail download issue but I can't figure out how to use follow link
workaround I use with gmail.
> > James Simmons
> >> Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 11:48:17 -0400
> >> From: Caroline Meeks <caroline at solutiongrove.com>
> >> Subject: Re: [IAEP] Fwd: CAST Books
> >> To: Kevin Cole <dc.loco at gmail.com>
> >> Cc: iaep <iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org>
> >>> Odd. I didn't have any problem on my Ubuntu system. What were you
> >>> to use to read "Legend of Snake and Eagle"? For the most part it
> >>> to be HTML with a wee bit o' flash. Although the flash added to the
> >>> experience a bit, it didn't seem critical to reading the book. (The
> >>> portion consisted of three critters on the bottom of each page, which,
> >>> clicked on would each animate and then read aloud a tip about that
> >>> particular section of the story. The tip was also available in print
> >>> Without them, the story still contained vocabulary links in the text,
> >> In Sugar I have not gotten this far. I can't seem to get the zip folder
> >> finish downloading.
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