Annotation of bookie/www/index.html, revision 1.31

1.15      will        1: You can read what Bookie is <a href="purpose.html">here</a>, but here's the
                      2: long and short of it:
1.4       will        3: 
1.15      will        4: <blockquote>
                      5: Bookie is an application which keeps all your bookmarks on a
                      6: central server so that you can access bookmarks from anywhere on the web.
                      7: </blockquote>
1.4       will        8: 
1.28      will        9: <p>
                     10: The server is written in Java, and uses XML-RPC to communicate to clients.
                     11: There's also a client written in Swing, which is pretty functional.  The
                     12: current goal is to get the Mozilla client back into shape given the existence 
                     13: of a working server (finally!)
                     14: </p>
                     16: <p>
                     17: To get the server running on your machine, download the server.jar file 
                     18: <a href="">here</a>.  You should start
                     19: the server with <code>-jar server.jar</code> in a directory for Bookie usage.  
                     20: No database is required, as Bookie will create its own database if it doesn't 
                     21: find one.  It will start on port 9000 by default, but you can specify the port
1.30      will       22: on the command line.  <a href="">JDK 1.4</a> 
                     23: with the <code>-server</code> option is recommended, as the I/O performance is
                     24: MUCH faster than 1.3.1.
1.28      will       25: </p>
                     27: <p>
                     28: To start the client, download the client file 
                     29: <a href="">here</a>.  You do not need
                     30: anything besides the <code>-jar</code> option, although again 1.4 has been found
                     31: to be much faster.  When the client starts up, it will present you with a 
                     32: connections box:
                     33: </p>
                     35: <p>
                     36:   <ul>
                     37:     <li>Create a new connection to http://localhost:9000.
                     38:     <li>Double click on the connection to connect to the server.
                     39:     <li>When the server asks you if you would like to be registered for the server, say yes.
                     40:     <li>Click on the root folder, then click on the File menu and select the import menu item.  
                     41:     <li>Import your bookmarks by going to your netscape bookmarks.html file and clicking on that.
                     42:         As an example, my Mozilla file is under "C:\Documents and Settings\Will Sargent\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\mq632ho0.slt"
                     43:     <li>Close down and restart the client (there is a bug that stops import from updating).
                     44:   </ul>    
                     45: </p>
1.15      will       46: 
1.29      will       47: <p>
1.30      will       48: There is be a permanent bookmark server at  To connect to the server
1.31    ! will       49: at tersesystems, please enter <code></code> as your URL.  
        !            50: <em>Please do not use a normal password</em>: most of Bookie's traffic is not encrypted,
        !            51: and you may be vulnerable to packet sniffing.  Also note that there is no expectation
        !            52: of privacy on this server.  Although I intend to keep all bookmark information private, 
        !            53: I reserve the right to look at any and all data on the server for debugging purposes.
1.29      will       54: </p>
1.25      will       55: 
1.28      will       56: <p>
                     57: Suggestions and comments are welcome.  If you have any problems with the above
                     58: instructions, please e-mail me at the address below.
                     59: </p>
1.18      will       60: 
1.17      will       61: <p>
                     62: Will Sargent &lt;<a href=""></a>&gt;
                     63: <?php require(NOTES); ?>
1.2       will       64: 

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