[REBOL] Re: REBOL Web Browser Plugin (Alpha) - Volker's suggestion
From: agem:crosswinds at: 9-Jun-2001 9:42
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Am 09.06.01, 06:06:42, schrieb "Anton" <[arolls--bigpond--net--au]> zum Thema
[REBOL] Re: REBOL Web Browser Plugin (Alpha) - Volker's suggestion:
> See notes below.
> > On Fri, 8 Jun 2001 [sterling--rebol--com] wrote:
> > > You go to:
> > > somesite.com/files/index.html
> > > it has a list of REBOL files you can run.
> > > You click on one which causes the browser to move forward to that page
> > > and launch REBOL on the file. Now you have to hit the back button to
> > > get back to where you were in order to click another file.
> > Yes, this is how it's supposed to work.
> > > But if REBOL browses another page, or even the same page as before (if
> > > we can get that information), then you do end up at the same page but
> > > with one difference... if you hit back, you're back o nthe script page
> > > and it launches again. You history would look like this:
> > > 0. somesite.com/files/index.html (current page)
> > > 1. somesite.com/files/script.r
> > > 2. somesite.com/files/index.html
> > > 3. somesite.com/index.html
> > >
> > > So it's not quite right. Thew back button gets you into really big
> > > trouble. The current NS plugin kind of does this but it prints out a
> > > up on the _actual_ page that you came from. We can't yet get this to
> > > work with IE as it does not support the call to the browser to print
> > > stuff out to a new page.
> > I dont grasp any of this.. You go to a page A that has a link to a
> > script B, you click the script B and the browser uses the plugin
> > to display
> > the running view application inside the browser. You hit back and
> > back to page A. What's problem? Are you confusing "back" with "up"?
> Sterling is not confused.
> Volker suggested using browse/only, which creates a
> duplicate entry in the history as outlined above.
> Your statement above should be amended to:
> "You go to page A that has a link to a rebol script B,
> you click the script B and the browser uses the plugin
> to display the running view application **inside
> rebol/view**, and because of limitations in the plugin
> api, also forces the browser to show another page
> (blank in this case)."
> If, when started by the plugin, rebol/view uses
> browse/only to go back to the original page,
> THEN there are two instances of the same page
> in the history.
its even harder: you have the launch-page between them.
so if you hit »back« you are back on the launch-page,
which launches again.. nice history-wall
> Which is a problem.
> > Anyone tried with Opera btw? It supports netscape plugins so there
> > be no problem.
> > Sidenote... how the heck to I get passed the "Failed to create binary
> > /home/kolla/.rebol/rebol" problem when running view for the fist time?
> > I find myself unable to install rebol/view on linux these days..
> > someone fix
> > it please.
a yes. the good old ls .rebol -l which should show there is a .rebol -
already.. rebol puts some config-stuff there.
sounds you want to make that your install-dir?
error--message telling »the dir can't be made« would be better.