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Mon Mar 19 11:08:24 2001 UTC (16 years, 9 months ago) by will
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Made the client stuff clearer.

You can read what Bookie is <a href="purpose.html">here</a>, but here's the
long and short of it:

<blockquote>
Bookie is an application which keeps all your bookmarks on a
central server so that you can access bookmarks from anywhere on the web.
</blockquote>

<p>I have a server which is currently using a hacked up protocol based on FTP.
I have since learned why no-one uses a protocol from the 1970's if they can
help it: the code is going to go away and be replaced with XML-RPC, which is
both simpler and more intelligent.

<p>Mozilla client is still very rudimentary, but it does do XML-RPC queries.
If you enjoy pain or would like to help, then you can pick up the code from
<a href="/source/browse/bookie/clients/mozilla/extensions/bookie/resources">here</a>.
Thanks to Aaron Andersen for the cool <a
href="http://www.xulplanet.com/tutorials/xulapp/">tutorial</a>.

<p>You do have to have the XML-RPC extensions to use the client.  Go to your
mozilla/extensions/xml-rpc directory and <code>"nmake -f
makefile.win"</code> should take care of the problem.

<p>Will Sargent &lt;<a href="mailto:will_sargent@yahoo.com">will_sargent@yahoo.com</a>&gt;



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