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Wed May 15 21:38:04 2002 UTC (18 years, 1 month ago) by will
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Update the index.html with a security warning.

    1: You can read what Bookie is <a href="purpose.html">here</a>, but here's the
    2: long and short of it:
    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>
    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
   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.
   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>
   47: <p>
   48: There is be a permanent bookmark server at  To connect to the server
   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.
   54: </p>
   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>
   61: <p>
   62: Will Sargent &lt;<a href=""></a>&gt;
   63: <?php require(NOTES); ?>

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