Gutenberg Reader

Pierre Sahores psahores at
Tue Feb 24 12:16:50 EST 2009


The Rev 3.0 application builder works fine, there, under Mac OS X. Are  
you building your app under OS X or under Windows ?

Best Regards,
Pierre Sahores
mobile : 06 03 95 77 70

Le 23 févr. 09 à 23:07, Peter Brigham MD a écrit :

> On Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:36:27, Bernard Devlin <bdrunrev at>
>> Hi Peter,
>> I just wanted to say that I downloaded the app & it won't start on  
>> OS X
>> 10.4.11 PPC.  It just seems to immediately quit.  Let me know if  
>> there's
>> anything you want me to do to help diagnose the fault.
>> Bernard
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Bill Marriott <wjm at> wrote:
>>> Hi Peter,
>>> I am very interested in the Gutenberg texts, so I downloaded your
>>> application and gave it a try. Unfortunately, I'm the impatient  
>>> sort and
>>> never figured out how to display one of the texts within your  
>>> application.
>>> So, my one bit of [hopefully constructive] criticism then is that  
>>> you make
>>> it very easy to browse and search for available texts, such that  
>>> one is
>>> immediately presented with a list and only has to click a title  
>>> they are
>>> interested in to jump right into reading it.
>>> - Bill
> and Meliton Cardona Torres <toncardona at> (I think it's  
> "Meliton", in my email it came through as "Melit?n") wrote;
>> On Mac: downloaded, uncompressed, opened and ... nothing happens
>> Am I missing anything?
>> Cheeres
>> Tob
> and Pierre Sahores <psahores at> wrote:
>> Peter,
>> Great stack to parse and save the Gutemberg's books without having to
>> download them ! Congratulations and thanks for sharing it with all of
>> us !
>> The Mac OS X standalone don't start there for yet but the stack is
>> running OK in the Rev 3.0 IDE. (Mac OS X 10.5.6 / MacBook Pro Core  
>> Duo
>> 2 Go RAM).
>> The Win32 standalone start and run fine under VirtualBox 2.14 / Win  
>> XP
>> Pro.
> Re: Bill Marriott's suggestion, I am reluctant to limit the user by  
> presenting a pre-selected list of texts. I suppose I could build in  
> an "example" button of some kind. I don't think there's any way of  
> making the stack operation much simpler for those who are  
> "impatient" but I'm open to suggestions. It's just a matter of  
> clicking the "go Gutenberg" button, selecting a text, and clicking  
> "import this page..."
> I am puzzled by the standalone not starting up on a couple Macs. For  
> Bernard it's on a PPC using 10.4.11, and for Pierre is on a Pro Core  
> Duo using 10.5.6. Don't know what happening, but something goes awry  
> in the standalone build process. I have had a couple of other  
> standalones I built and shared with friends fail to open as well,  
> with no apparent pattern. Shouldn't the standalone builder handle  
> everything for whatever system/architecture/platform? I don't know  
> the first thing about how to solve this. Any ideas, anyone, on what  
> could be going wrong here?
> Meliton, were you downloading the app or the stack?
> Peter M. Brigham
> pmbrig at
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