[LibX] LibX 2.0 update? [was Firefox 4 and LibX]

Duncan Johnson Dtjohnso at bju.edu
Thu Feb 24 07:15:37 PST 2011


I've been running LibX 2.0 beta since it was announced on this list. Is
there any news on the official 2.0 release?

If I just missed an announcement somewhere, my apologies.

Duncan

>>> On 1/5/2011 at 2:05 PM, Brian Nicholson <brn at vt.edu> wrote:
> I think both proxy and context menu support will be finished by next
week.
>  Of the items mentioned above, object caching will probably be the
most time
> consuming, and may take the remainder of January to complete. 
Preparing the
> updates from 1.5 to 2.0 should only take a couple days.  While we
have no
> specific days set for these tasks, ideally, LibX 2.0 should be
released
> early in February.
> 
> Brian
> 
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Chang, Sheau-Hwang
<schang at bridgew.edu>wrote:
> 
>> Thanks!  Do you have a timeline in mind?
>>
>>
>>
>> Sheau-Hwang
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* libx-bounces at mozdev.org [mailto:libx-bounces at mozdev.org]
*On
>> Behalf Of *Maseles, Judy S.
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:37 PM
>> *To:* Brian Nicholson
>>
>> *Cc:* libx at mozdev.org 
>> *Subject:* Re: [LibX] Firefox 4 and LibX
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks, Brian.  I assumed that would be the case.  I’m looking
forward to
>> the new toolbar.
>>
>>
>>
>> Judy
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Brian Nicholson [mailto:brn at vt.edu] 
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 05, 2011 11:58 AM
>> *To:* Maseles, Judy S.
>> *Cc:* libx at mozdev.org 
>> *Subject:* Re: [LibX] Firefox 4 and LibX
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes, development for LibX 2.0 is still underway.  We are pushing for
it to
>> be released this February.
>>
>>
>>
>> Since the last LibX 2.0 announcement, we have migrated libapps and
>> preferences to the new LibX 2.0 framework.  We have been putting a
lot of
>> focus on libapps, including preference management for each
libapp/module,
>> and libapp localizations.  A significant amount of time was spent
getting
>> libapps to work with Google Chrome's API, but they are fully
functional at
>> this point.
>>
>>
>>
>> We still need to complete the following, and we anticipate they will
be
>> relatively smaller tasks:
>>
>> - full proxy support with a cleaner notification interface
>>
>> - context menu support for Google Chrome
>>
>> - testing the update code to ensure a smooth transition from LibX
1.5 to
>> 2.0
>>
>> - other internal improvements (such as object caching)
>>
>>
>>
>> We will support LibX 2.0 for Firefox 3.0 and beyond; LibX 1.5 will
be
>> replaced entirely.
>>
>>
>>
>> Brian
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Maseles, Judy S.
<MaselesJ at missouri.edu>
>> wrote:
>>
>> LibX isn’t compatible with the beta Firefox 4.  Are there still
plans to
>> change the LibX interface?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Judy Maseles
>>
>>
>>
>> Judy Siebert Maseles
>>
>> Head, Science Branch Libraries
>>
>> W2001 Lafferre Hall
>>
>> Engineering Library and Technology Commons
>>
>> University of Missouri
>>
>> Columbia, MO  65211
>>
>>
>>
>>
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