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From lmnbeyond <>
Subject Re: Can I run ripple as a chrome extension in future?
Date Tue, 05 Nov 2013 07:40:31 GMT

    Are there any inter-dependencies between ripple cli and cordova cli ? If so, I tend to
believe that “Running as a chrome extension” still has value. In some cases, users probably
won’t install cordova cli.

Best Regards!

On 2013年11月5日, at 上午7:32, Ken Wallis <> wrote:

> Apologies for the lack of progress on the Chrome extension. We had a
> number of hurdles trying to remove the dependency on the Heroku instance.
> We plan to release an update very soon to remove the Heroku instance and
> that we free us up to donate the Chrome extension to the Apache project.
> However, does the community still see value in that given the current
> direction?
> -- 
> Ken Wallis
> Senior Product Manager - WebWorks
> BlackBerry
> 650-620-2404
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gord Tanner <>
> Reply-To: ""
> <>
> Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 5:35 PM
> To: dev <>
> Subject: Re: Can I run ripple as a chrome extension in future?
>> The main problem is that when BlackBerry acquired tinyHippos and Ripple
>> they acquired the Chrome Extension as well.
>> I don't think BlackBerry is really involved with Ripple anymore (any
>> BlackBerry people can speak up on the list if this isn't the case) and
>> they
>> own the keys to deploying the extension.  We asked them to release a
>> version a few months ago but didn't get a reply back and didn't release
>> it.
>> We actually get more functionality with the npm package and gain the
>> ability to load ourselves in other browsers as well, and the injection of
>> ripple and the API's is no longer as hacky as it was with the chrome
>> extension.
>> I actually just removed the chrome extension from the open source project
>> to start simplifying things.
>> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 3:20 AM, lmnbeyond <> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>    First of all, I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the
>>> amazing work you guys have done!
>>>    I noticed that ripple has moved to Apache, so what's the plan for
>>> ripple?
>>>    I think it's very thoughtful that we can use ripple via cli, but
>>> what
>>> will happen to the chrome extension? Will the both do coexist? Or ripple
>>> can only be invoked by cli, running as a chrome extension will not be
>>> supported in future?
>>> Best Regards!
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