[LibX] broken embedded cues in Amazon.com
godmar at gmail.com
Wed May 28 07:11:59 PDT 2008
There's no wiki as of yet though we could include one as part of our
Till then, feel free to ask questions already answered again.
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 4:41 AM, Chad Nelson <c.nelson at londonmet.ac.uk> wrote:
> Is there a wiki / knowledge base or something similar for these kinds of
> suggestions. I know there is a FAQ on the libx site, but it doesn't cover
> things like this. I use the list archive at Nabble, but it is sometimes a
> bit difficult to find what I'm looking for on it, and so I end up asking
> questions that have already been answered, probably a few times.
> If there isn't something like it yet, I'd certainly be willing to slog
> through some archive threads to pull out the suggestions.
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 9:40 PM, Tom Pasley <PasleyT at crop.cri.nz> wrote:
>> I agree with Godmar on this point - there will always be changes behind
>> the scenes at sites which will break the code for cues... one of the
>> things we can do is use the debug feature (Firefox) that Godmar told us
>> about earlier to discover what might be the underlying cause.
>> Here's what Godmar suggested on 3/04/2008 2:46 p.m. (my time):
>> "One comment on how to debug this, or help debug this:
>> To see what goes wrong when LibX processes a cue, go to "about:config"
>> and add a new entry of type "boolean". Call it "libx.doforurl.debug"
>> and set it to true. Then visit the page on which the cue operates. This
>> setting will log any exceptions thrown during cue processing to the
>> Firefox is good from the updating perspective... (though it can be a
>> pain at times). I'm not sure how this relates to the locked-down
>> scenario you mention Richard - surely you wouldn't use Internet Explorer
>> in a "locked-down" environment? [cheesy grin]
>> Sending details from the debugging helps speed up the resolution... the
>> way I see it, the cues at sites like Amazon are something extra - the
>> ISSN and DOI linking from vendors such as the Elsevier ScienceDirect and
>> SpringerLink are the crucial bits - thankfully these are relatively
>> stable. Amazon seems to be a problematic site - pity it's so popular!
>> just my inflation-adjusted 2c.
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