[LibX] Links to Amazon?

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 12:54:56 PDT 2007


Ok, the next builds anyone does should pick it up.

 - Godmar

On 7/30/07, Jim Campbell <campbell at virginia.edu> wrote:
> Godmar,
>
> DE and FR worked just fine.  Many thanks!
>
> I did reinstall the original Autolink and tried pages at US and DE, but did
> not see links in the ISBNs.
>
> - Jim Campbell
> Campbell at Virginia.edu
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Godmar Back [mailto:godmar at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 12:03 PM
> > To: campbell at virginia.edu
> > Cc: libx at mozdev.org
> > Subject: Re: [LibX] Links to Amazon?
> >
> > So far we've only tested Amazon US/CA/UK.
> >
> > I put GE and FR in a test build for you; see
> > http://libx.org/editions/libxtestedition.php?edition=virginia.2
> > at the bottom where it says "experimental build".
> >
> > If it tests ok, I'll apply it to the main tree so you can
> > build it from the edition builder.
> >
> > The autolinking not working sometimes on Amazon (even on Amazon/US
> > pages) is something we're investigating independently. It may
> > be an issue with how we hook into the event that signals that
> > a new page was loaded. If you have time to spend on this, see
> > if the original autolink GM script works on those pages.
> >
> >  - Godmar
> >
> > On 7/26/07, Jim Campbell <campbell at virginia.edu> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > I had a question today from a new LibX user about links to
> > Amazon.  He
> > > had seen the link on Amazon US pages, but wondered why it wasn't
> > > available on the German site.  In a quick look I found it
> > at Amazon UK
> > > but not at Amazon FR or Amazon DE.  The ISBNs on those pages aren't
> > > linked either - possibly because of Amazon's ISBN format? - though
> > > ISBNs on other bookseller sites were.
> > >
> > >
> > >    - Jim Campbell
> > >
> > >    Digital Access Librarian | Librarian for German
> > >    E-Mail: Campbell at Virginia.Edu | Voice: 434-924-4985
> > >
> > >    Digital Access Services, University of Virginia Library
> > >    http://www.lib.virginia.edu/digital/das/
> > >
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