[Sugar-devel] Support for EPUB with Read in sugar-jhbuild?
lucian.branescu at gmail.com
Sun Apr 25 13:06:47 EDT 2010
My GSoC project involves building an abstraction layer above
While the project itself isn't related, but this abstraction layer and
one of it's lower layers (i.e. pywebkitgtk) could become part of the
On 25 April 2010 17:56, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 8:51 AM, James Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm doing another FLOSS Manual on e-books and Sugar and one of the
>> things I'd like to do is get some screen shots of the Read Activity
>> reading an EPUB e-book. I modified Get Internet Archive Books to
>> download EPUBs and that seems to work OK, but when I try to launch
>> Read on one of them it fails to start and complains of a missing
>> adapter. As I remember it, EPUB support depended on something called
>> webkit, something like that, that was an alternative to gecko. There
>> was some discussion here on whether we should support both that and
>> gecko. So I have two questions:
>> 1). How do I get Read as delivered by sugar-jhbuld to work with EPUBs?
>> 2). Does Read support EPUBs on SoaS right now? If not, what are our
>> future plans regarding EPUB support?
> Read should be able to render EPUB files if pywebkitgtk is installed.
> Sayamindu Dasgupta
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