[LibX] LibX for Chrome update

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 08:15:41 PDT 2012

Yes, you can post as many links as you like.

 - Godmar

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Lin, Victoria
<victoria_lin at harvard.edu> wrote:
> Hi Godmar,
> I did a quick testing, everything is working. Thanks for fixing this, our users will be very happy to have it back.
> I am not very clear about how to distribute them to our users, we have two libx editions, can we post the two links on our library web site, so that people can click on one of them to install?
> http://libx.org/releases/gc/install.php?edition=harvard
> http://libx.org/releases/gc/install.php?edition=E250AAF1
> thanks,
> Victoria Lin
> Harvard University Information Technology
> Library Technology Services
> 90 Mt. Auburn St
> Cambridge, MA 02138
> Tel: 617-495-3724
> email: victoria_lin at harvard.edu
> -----Original Message-----
> From: libx-bounces at mozdev.org [mailto:libx-bounces at mozdev.org] On Behalf Of Godmar Back
> Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2012 4:21 PM
> To: libx at mozdev.org
> Subject: Re: [LibX] LibX for Chrome update
> Update:  Inline installation and activation of an edition seems to work, too!
> Take note: please place this link for Chrome on your website:
> http://libx.org/releases/gc/install.php?edition=vt
> where 'vt' needs to be replaced with your edition id.  This will lead users to a page where LibX can be installed.  Post installation, we provide a link back to your site.
> It is, unfortunately, not possible to embed the direct link in your site (the Google Chrome store policy forbids so-called inline installations on more than one site).
> Please do not link to libx.org/releases/
> That said, I think the user experience with this method should be good.
> Any feedback/testing is welcome.
>  - Godmar
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:57 PM, Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We've figured out most of the technical issues that prevented us from
>> getting into the webstore.
>> We have a first version of LibX 2.0 in it:
>> https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/libx-for-google-chrome-tm/ff
>> kfoaiikoedjcjlpnnaidojhfchiafk
>> Before you send everyone there, there's a few things to be figured out.
>> First, we need to figure out how if/how it's possible for you to embed
>> the LibX download into your edition homepages, which many of you have.
>> Second, we need to figure out if the auto-activation of your edition
>> is still possible and how.  Third, the new autoedition feature (based
>> on sensing the IP address) currently does not work in the version
>> uploaded to the store; we're working on fixing this right now. Once
>> these issues are figured out, we'll revector the update path so that
>> existing users of LibX 2.0 will receive their next update from the
>> webstore (and all future updates); currently, updates are still served from libx.org.
>> We're now looking to get on addons.mozilla.org as well.
>>  - Godmar
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