[LibX] LibX for Chrome

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 06:35:34 PDT 2012


On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 3:43 PM, Klein, Stephen <SKlein at gc.cuny.edu> wrote:

> I added this direct link to the store:
>
> https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/libx-for-google-chrome-tm/ffkfoaiikoedjcjlpnnaidojhfchiafk/related
>
> and it appears to work.
>
> But is it preferable that we not use:
>
> http://libx.org/releases/gc/install.php?edition=vt
>
>
>
Only if you want your users to activate the Virginia Tech edition.
Otherwise, you should replace 'vt' with the id of the edition you want your
users to activate.

 - Godmar



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>    1. Re: LexisNexis search LibX (Godmar Back)
>    2. Re: LibX for Chrome update (Godmar Back)
>    3. Re: LibX for Chrome update (Godmar Back)
>    4. Re: LibX for Chrome update (Lin, Victoria)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 16:11:10 -0400
> From: Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com>
> To: "Chang, Sheau-Hwang" <schang at bridgew.edu>
> Cc: "libx at mozdev.org" <libx at mozdev.org>
> Subject: Re: [LibX] LexisNexis search LibX
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> http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic/?verb=sr&csi=8399&stp=fr&sr=%Y
>
> should work.
>
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Chang, Sheau-Hwang <schang at bridgew.edu>
> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am sending this message one more time because system delivery failed
> for some reason.  Please help if you can.
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Sheau-Hwang
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chang, Sheau-Hwang
> > Sent: Monday, September 24, 2012 3:24 PM
> > To: Libx at mozdev.org
> > Subject: LexisNexis search LibX
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > LexisNexis has recently released a widget to search its database. See
> http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Portable_Search_Widgets.
>  Below is the core of the form:
> >
> > ----
> >
> > <form action='http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic/?'
> > method='get'> <font face="Calibri"> <b>Search News on LexisNexis
> > Academic</b></font><br> <input type='hidden' name='verb' value='sr'>
> > <input type='hidden' name='csi' value='8399'> <input type='hidden'
> > name='stp' value='fr'> <input name='sr' value=' ' size='50'> <input
> > type='submit' value='Search'> </form>
> >
> > ---
> >
> > I am trying to create a search in my library's edition for LexisNexis.
>  But, I do not know how to replace the second 'sr' input with LibX's %Y.
>  Can anyone guide me in the right direction?
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Sheau-Hwang
> > Maxwell Library
> > schang at bridgew.edu
> >
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 16:20:54 -0400
> From: Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com>
> To: libx at mozdev.org
> Subject: Re: [LibX] LibX for Chrome update
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> 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
> >
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:15:41 -0400
> From: Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com>
> To: "Lin, Victoria" <victoria_lin at harvard.edu>
> Cc: "libx at mozdev.org" <libx at mozdev.org>
> Subject: Re: [LibX] LibX for Chrome update
> Message-ID:
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> 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
> >>
> > _______________________________________________
> > Libx mailing list
> > Libx at mozdev.org
> > https://www.mozdev.org/mailman/listinfo/libx
>
>
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>
> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:06:39 +0000
> From: "Lin, Victoria" <victoria_lin at harvard.edu>
> To: Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com>, "libx at mozdev.org"
>         <libx at mozdev.org>
> Subject: Re: [LibX] LibX for Chrome update
> Message-ID:
>         <
> 59DBBE8B29B42A44A5CF6D09EE9D951712A138CE at ENTWEXMB0000003.university.harvard.edu
> >
>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> 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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