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From Ken Wallis <kwal...@blackberry.com>
Subject Re: Can I run ripple as a chrome extension in future?
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2013 23:32:47 GMT
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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