[Sugar-devel] Keep offline for Browse (offline bookmarks)
lucian.branescu at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 17:16:37 EST 2009
This patch won't save video, at least not flash video. In fact, it
does exactly what Firefox's 'save complete web page' functionality
It may save video in html5 <video> tags for offline use, but I haven't
tested that. If it works with Firefox, it should work with this as
2009/11/9 Caroline Meeks <caroline at solutiongrove.com>:
> Sorry, I missed this email when I sent the other one. A use case I'm
> working on today is grabbing a video when I'm online, sharing it with
> students for them to watch at home when I'm offline. Do I need this patch to
> enable this use case also?
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Lucian Branescu <lucian.branescu at gmail.com>
>> Forgot the first time, I've looked at a book from that link and it's a
>> .zip file with some html inside, but there's no index.html file. There
>> is a start.html file (which I assume is the entry point), but as it is
>> right now, the user would have to click start.html after the .zip file
>> is loaded. I could add 'start.html' to the list of entry points to
>> look for if it's an important enough use case.
> Yes please add support for start.html. There a millions of books available
> on the internet, but I think this is one of the few resources that provides
> books that would be useful to a dyslectic second grader who reads below
> grade level. And Sugar is the only platform who believes that that user is
> important use case for eBooks. ;)
> Thank you!!
>> 2009/11/9 Caroline Meeks <solutiongrove at gmail.com>:
>> > This sounds great! I've been trying to get the zip files of books from
>> > CAST
>> > to work. Will this patch fix it for me? What is the easiest way for me
>> > to
>> > try it? Is there a VM appliance?
>> > Here is a link to the books I'm trying to get to
>> > work: http://bookbuilder.cast.org/model.php
>> > Thanks!
>> > Caroline
>> > On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Lucian Branescu
>> > <lucian.branescu at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> The second point in this ticket http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/971
>> >> I've made a patch against the latest Browse, but trac doesn't let me
>> >> post it (apparently I'm a bot).
>> >> Besides being able to save pages for offline use, this patch will also
>> >> allow distribution of HTML content in .zip files that have an
>> >> 'index.html' inside. Browse will happily open such files (but they may
>> >> need certain metadata).
>> >> Patch attached.
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>> > Caroline Meeks
>> > Solution Grove
>> > Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
>> > 617-500-3488 - Office
>> > 505-213-3268 - Fax
> Caroline Meeks
> Solution Grove
> Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
> 617-500-3488 - Office
> 505-213-3268 - Fax
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