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From Gord Tanner <gtan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Can I run ripple as a chrome extension in future?
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2013 02:50:45 GMT
Haven't the extension donated wouldn't do much since we are moving away
from it.

It would be nice to release to the chrome extension pointing them to the
npm one.


On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Ken Wallis <kwallis@blackberry.com> 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 <gtanner@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: "dev@ripple.incubator.apache.org"
> <dev@ripple.incubator.apache.org>
> Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 5:35 PM
> To: dev <dev@ripple.incubator.apache.org>
> 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 <lmnbeyond@gmail.com> 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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