[Sugar-devel] GetBooks Offline Support
tony_anderson at usa.net
Tue Jul 19 05:20:48 EDT 2016
I am not sure what question you are asking.
Looking at the code: the repositories seem to be defined in get-books.cfg.
The actual mechanics of accessing the network appears to be handled by
'feedparse', which is a python module described at
What are you trying to do and what is your problem with it? Did you add
a repository to get-books.cfg? DId it show up as you expected in the
toolbar widget? What happens if you select it? Does it show the catalogs
you entered? What happens if you select a catalog? Does it show a list
What happens when you click on a book - does it get downloaded to the
My suggestion is to add Rachel as an online repository getting the books
from its site as a first step. Once that is working, changing the urls
to local should be easier to test since you would already know what to
the site for Gutenberg. Each of the links on that page could be a
catalog. Then clicking on one to show the list of books in the right panel.
On 07/19/2016 08:23 AM, Ütkarsh Tiwari wrote:
> I am working on this feature of adding offline support to GetBooks
> activity to allow users to connect to schoolservers for offline
> books(stored on these servers) support. I am not able to figure out
> what modifications I need to make in the parsing technique of the
> activity in order to fetch(probably via localhost server) the books
> from Gutenberg, Rachel collections which I have already downloaded
> onto my harddisk.
> Could anyone here please point me in the right direction?
> Ütkarsh Tiwari
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