[LibX] Libx Digest, Vol 46, Issue 4
aarontay at gmail.com
Sun May 16 18:50:40 PDT 2010
Great news. Can't wait to try the prototype. How does one sign up for the
prototype? How does it relate to the existing versions we have already?
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> Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 16:49:02 -0400
> From: Brian Nicholson <brn at vt.edu>
> To: libx at mozdev.org
> Subject: Re: [LibX] libx and google chrome
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> With LibX for Google Chrome, we've been approaching the interface
> differently. Extensions for Google Chrome rely on separate pages
> dynamically communicating with each other rather than maintaining a single
> persistent view (such as the toolbar in Firefox). We've designed a popup
> that allows users to search, select links, and even change which edition
> they're using. We feel this design results in minimal clutter while
> allowing users to have a single point of access for LibX.
> We liked the design for Chrome, and we also want to share as much code as
> possible among browsers, so we've been implementing LibX for Firefox in
> virtually the same manner. Firefox has some small problems not evident in
> Google Chrome, but these problems have mostly been resolved.
> Since this interface for LibX 2.0 is quite different, we've been planning
> releasing a prototype for users to try out so we can get feedback on the
> design. LibX for Firefox and Chrome are closely tied together, so we'd
> to just release them at the same time to get input from users of both
> browsers. These prototypes are close to being ready--I anticipate that
> will be available sometime this week.
> > From: Enrico Silterra <es287 at cornell.edu>
> > Date: Sat, May 15, 2010 at 9:10 AM
> > Subject: Re: [LibX] libx and google chrome
> > To: Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com>
> > Cc: libx at mozdev.org
> > I have not heard much lately about libx 2.0 in general, and libx with
> > chrome; any news on that front?
> > thanks a lot,
> > rick
> > On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > So we're looking into it. It looks like Chrome actually has a very nice
> > > extension structure that should work well with how we've restructured
> > > LibX 2.0 core.
> > >
> > > - Godmar
> > >
> > > On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Junus, Ranti <junus at mail.lib.msu.edu>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Hi All,
> > >>
> > >> I?d like to bump this thread up and am wondering if LibX toolbar for
> > >> Google Chrome would be available.
> > >
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