Annotation of bookie/www/index.html, revision 1.39

1.36      will        1: <p>
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: 
1.36      will        4: </p>
1.35      will        5: 
1.36      will        6: <blockquote>
                      7:   Bookie is an application which keeps all your bookmarks on a central
                      8:   server so that you can access bookmarks from anywhere on the web.
                      9: </blockquote>
                     10: 
                     11: <p>
                     12:  The server is written in Java, and uses XML-RPC to communicate to clients.
                     13:  There's also a client written in Swing, which is pretty functional.  The current
                     14:  goal is to get the Mozilla client back into shape given the existence of
                     15:  a working server.
                     16: </p>
                     17: 
                     18: <p>
                     19:  To get the server running on your machine, download the server.zip file
                     20:  <a href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/server.zip">here</a>.  You should
                     21:  start the server with 
                     22: 
                     23:   <code>java -Dlog4j.configuration=info.xml -jar server.jar</code>
                     24: 
                     25:  in a directory for Bookie usage.   No database is required, as Bookie will
                     26:  create its own database if it doesn't find one.  It will start on port 9000
1.39    ! will       27:  by default, but you can specify the port on the command line.  You need Java 1.4 
        !            28:  to run the server and client.
1.36      will       29: </p>
1.35      will       30: 
1.36      will       31: <p>
1.39    ! will       32:  To get the java client running, download the client.jar file <a
        !            33:  href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/client.jar">here</a> or or as a <a href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/jnlp/bookie.jnlp">Webstart Application</a>.
        !            34:  If you are using the client.jar file, execute it with <code>java -jar client.jar</code>.  
        !            35: </p>
        !            36:  
1.36      will       37: <p>
                     38:   When the client starts up, it will present you with a connections box:
1.34      will       39: </p>
1.36      will       40: 
                     41: <p>
1.34      will       42: <ul>
1.39    ! will       43:   <li>Create a new connection to http://tersesystems.com:9000.</li>
1.36      will       44:   <li>Double click on the connection to connect to the server.</li>
1.39    ! will       45:   <li>When the server asks you if you would like to be registered for the server, say yes.</li>
        !            46:   <li>Click on the root folder, then click on the File menu and select the import menu item.</li>
        !            47:   <li>Import your bookmarks by going to your netscape bookmarks.html file
        !            48:       and clicking on that. As an example, my Mozilla file is under "C:\Documents and Settings\Will Sargent\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\mq632ho0.slt"  (See <a href="http://www.mozillazine.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=9233&amp;start=0&amp;postdays=0&amp;postorder=asc&amp;highlight=">here</a> for how to get it to be somewhere more convenient).
        !            49:   </li>
1.37      will       50:   <li>Or, if you are using Internet Explorer, you can import your bookmarks by going to "C:\Documents and Settings\Will Sargent\Favorites" and importing the favorites from there.</li>
1.35      will       51:   <li>You can also export to Netscape if you want to get bookmarks out of the server.</li>
                     52:   <li>That's it!</li>
1.34      will       53: </ul>
1.36      will       54: </p>    
                     55: 
                     56: <p>
                     57:  There is an example bookmark server at 
                     58:  <a href="http://tersesystems.com">http://tersesystems.com</a>.  To connect
                     59:  to the test server, please enter
                     60:  <code>http://tersesystems.com:9000/</code>
                     61:  as your URL.  <strong>Please do not use a normal password</strong>:
                     62:  most of Bookie's traffic is not  encrypted, and you may be vulnerable to
1.37      will       63:  packet sniffing.  Also note that there is no expectation of privacy on this
1.36      will       64:  server.  Although I intend to keep all bookmark information private,  I reserve
                     65:  the right to look at any and all data on the server for debugging purposes.
                     66: </p>
                     67: 
                     68: <p>
                     69:  Suggestions and comments are welcome.  If you have any problems with the
                     70:  above instructions, please e-mail me at the address below.
1.34      will       71: </p>
1.35      will       72: 
1.34      will       73: <p>Will Sargent &lt;<a href="mailto:will_sargent@yahoo.com">will_sargent@yahoo.com</a>&gt;
                     74: </p>
                     75: <br>

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