Annotation of bookie/www/index.html, revision 1.35

1.35    ! will        1: 
1.15      will        2: You can read what Bookie is <a href="purpose.html">here</a>, but here's the
1.34      will        3: long and short of it: 
                      4: <blockquote>Bookie is an application which keeps all your bookmarks on a central
                      5: server so that you can access bookmarks from anywhere on the web.</blockquote>
1.35    ! will        6: 
1.34      will        7: <p>The server is written in Java, and uses XML-RPC to communicate to clients.
                      8: There's also a client written in Swing, which is pretty functional.  The current
1.35    ! will        9: goal is to get the Mozilla client back into shape given the existence of
1.34      will       10: a working server (finally!)</p>
1.35    ! will       11: 
        !            12: <p>To get the server running on your machine, download the server.zip file
        !            13: <a href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/server.zip">here</a>.  You should
        !            14: start the server with 
        !            15: <code>java -Dlog4j.configuration=info.xml -jar server.jar</code>
1.34      will       16: in a directory for Bookie usage.   No database is required, as Bookie will
                     17: create its own database if it doesn't  find one.  It will start on port 9000
                     18: by default, but you can specify the port on the command line.  <a
                     19:  href="http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4/download.html">JDK 1.4</a>  with the
                     20: <code>-server</code> option is recommended, as the I/O performance is MUCH
                     21: faster than 1.3.1.</p>
1.35    ! will       22: 
        !            23: <p>To get the java client running, download the client.zip file <a
        !            24:  href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/client.zip">here</a>.  Unzip the client in a new directory, and execute it with one of the scripts or <code>java -jar client.jar</code>.  
        !            25: 
1.34      will       26: <p>When the client starts up, it will present you with a connections box:
                     27: </p>
                     28: <p>  </p>
                     29: <ul>
                     30:     <li>Create a new connection to http://localhost:9000.     </li>
                     31:   <li>Double click on the connection to connect to the server.     </li>
                     32:   <li>When the server asks you if you would like to be registered for the
                     33: server, say yes.     </li>
                     34:   <li>Click on the root folder, then click on the File menu and select the
                     35: import menu item.       </li>
                     36:   <li>Import your bookmarks by going to your netscape bookmarks.html file
                     37: and clicking on that.         As an example, my Mozilla file is under "C:\Documents
                     38: and Settings\Will Sargent\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\mq632ho0.slt"
                     39:         </li>
1.35    ! will       40:   <li>Or, if you are using Internet Explorer, you can import your bookmarks by going 
        !            41:   to "C:\Documents and Settings\Will Sargent\Favorites" and importing the favorites from there.</li>
        !            42:   <li>You can also export to Netscape if you want to get bookmarks out of the server.</li>
        !            43:   <li>That's it!</li>
1.34      will       44: </ul>
                     45:     
                     46: <p></p>
1.35    ! will       47: <p>There is an example bookmark server at 
        !            48: <a href="http://tersesystems.com">http://tersesystems.com</a>.  To connect
        !            49: to the test server, please enter
        !            50: <code>http://tersesystems.com:9000/</code>
        !            51: as your URL.  <strong>Please do not use a normal password</strong>:
1.34      will       52: most of Bookie's traffic is not  encrypted, and you may be vulnerable to
                     53: packet sniffing.  Also note that there is no  expectation of privacy on this
                     54: server.  Although I intend to keep all bookmark information private,  I reserve
                     55: the right to look at any and all data on the server for debugging purposes.
                     56: </p>
1.35    ! will       57: 
1.34      will       58: <p>Suggestions and comments are welcome.  If you have any problems with the
                     59: above instructions, please e-mail me at the address below.</p>
                     60: <p>Will Sargent &lt;<a href="mailto:will_sargent@yahoo.com">will_sargent@yahoo.com</a>&gt;
                     61: </p>
                     62: <br>

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