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Wed May 15 08:03:08 2002 UTC (16 years, 11 months ago) by will
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Updated index.html with new info.

    1: You can read what Bookie is <a href="purpose.html">here</a>, but here's the
    2: long and short of it:
    3: 
    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>
    8: 
    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>
   15: 
   16: <p>
   17: To get the server running on your machine, download the server.jar file 
   18: <a href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/server.jar">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
   22: on the command line.  JDK 1.4 with the -server option is recommended, as the I/O
   23: performance is MUCH faster than 1.3.1.
   24: </p>
   25: 
   26: <p>
   27: To start the client, download the client file 
   28: <a href="http://tersesystems.com/bookie/client.jar">here</a>.  You do not need
   29: anything besides the <code>-jar</code> option, although again 1.4 has been found
   30: to be much faster.  When the client starts up, it will present you with a 
   31: connections box:
   32: </p>
   33: 
   34: <p>
   35:   <ul>
   36:     <li>Create a new connection to http://localhost:9000.
   37:     <li>Double click on the connection to connect to the server.
   38:     <li>When the server asks you if you would like to be registered for the server, say yes.
   39:     <li>Click on the root folder, then click on the File menu and select the import menu item.  
   40:     <li>Import your bookmarks by going to your netscape bookmarks.html file and clicking on that.
   41:         As an example, my Mozilla file is under "C:\Documents and Settings\Will Sargent\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\mq632ho0.slt"
   42:     <li>Close down and restart the client (there is a bug that stops import from updating).
   43:   </ul>    
   44: </p>
   45: 
   46: <blockquote>
   47: There will be a permanent bookmark server at tersesystems.com.  I am getting that
   48: working right now, and will update this site when stuff happens.
   49: </blockquote>
   50: 
   51: <p>
   52: Suggestions and comments are welcome.  If you have any problems with the above
   53: instructions, please e-mail me at the address below.
   54: </p>
   55: 
   56: <p>
   57: Will Sargent &lt;<a href="mailto:will_sargent@yahoo.com">will_sargent@yahoo.com</a>&gt;
   58: <?php require(NOTES); ?>
   59: 

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