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Re: BookShare Was Re: Emacspeak installation information



TV and all,

I got it working.  I guess I had to start bookshare before it worked, but now I can browse books!

David


On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 2:57 PM, T. V. Raman <raman@google.com> wrote:
It's fairly easy to get an API  key:

Start at
http://developer.bookshare.org/docs

You'll need to sign in with your Bookshare account to get the
key.

Once you have the key, (keep it safe, ie dont give it to any one
else since it's tied to your account) --
Use the Emacs Custom interface (M-x customize-variable) to set
emacspeak-bookshare-api-key to this key -- it'l be a cryptic that
is different from your passwd. From there  on it should work -
especially if you're running Emacs 24.4 which has the Web browser
EWWb built-in.
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>>>>> "D" == D J J Ring, <n1ea@arrl.net> writes:
    D> Hello Dr. TV., Yes, that's it. I knew I had stopped
    D> somewhere. I couldn't find where to get the API or thought
    D> it was too confusing for me to play with - even though I
    D> thought having bookshare integrated was fabulous - so I
    D> did not do anything more.
    D>
    D> I am just haviing too much fun with the rest of emacspeak
    D> I guess.
    D>
    D> Thanks Doc,, Namaste.
    D>
    D> David
    D>
    D> On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 10:42 AM, T. V. Raman
    D> <raman@google.com> wrote:
    D>
    >> I remember you saying you had issues with using BookShare
    >> a while ago -- and I remember replying where I asked if
    >> you had gotten yourself a BookShare API key. I dont
    >> remember seeing a response -- did you ever get the key? If
    >> you have the key -- and have it set up -- then could you
    >> describe "what doesn't work"? >>>>> "D" == D J J Ring,
    >> <n1ea@arrl.net> writes:
    D> I installed emacspeak using Gilles from Oralux.org voxin
    D> emacspeak installer. You must buy voxin but it is a
    D> perfect installer everything works except I cannot get
    D> bookshare working, but that is probably my error.
    D>
    D> Gilles made installers for Debian, Ubuntu and Arch.
    D>
    >>



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