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 <h5 class="infoHeader">What's New</h5>  <h5 class="infoHeader">What's New</h5>
 <ul>  <ul>
 <li>  <li>
May 22, 2005:<br>June 26, 2007:<br>
Alpha release 0.3 available for download.Site cleanup in preparation for relaunch.
Still just a demo, with only a few basic features. 
This update adds a diary view, 
and fixes a bug that wrote garbage in new entries. 
</li> 
<li> 
December 9, 2004:<br> 
You can now see some 
<a href="screenshots.html">screenshots</a> 
of an early prototype. 
</li> 
<li> 
November 2004:<br> 
Project launch, and web pages on 
<a href="http://www.mozdev.org/">mozdev.org</a>. 
 </li>  </li>
 </ul>  </ul>
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 <h5 class="infoHeader">Schedule</h5>  <h5 class="infoHeader">Schedule</h5>
 <ul>  <ul>
 <li>  <li>
End June 2005:<br>Late 2007:<br>
Updated alpha version available for download.Version 0.9 release.
Possible new features: category and index views, 
scheduled entries, rich text. 
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 </ul>  </ul>
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 <p>  <p>
Journal is not designed for web logs ("blogging"),Journal is not designed for web logs ("blogging"), although it might support blogs in the future.
although it might support blogs in the future. 
 Journal does not collect information automatically.  Journal does not collect information automatically.
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 <p>  <p>
 The Journal application is a Mozilla extension that works in:  The Journal application is a Mozilla extension that works in:
 <ul>  <ul>
<li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox">Firefox</a></li><li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird">Thunderbird 2</a></li>
<li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird">Thunderbird</a></li> 
<li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/sunbird.html">Sunbird</a></li> 
<li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/">Mozilla Suite</a></li> 
<li><a href="http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/default.jsp">Netscape 7</a></li> 
 </ul>  </ul>
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
 To use Journal, you must have one of these Mozilla applications.  
 </p>  
   
 <p>  
 If you really only want to use Journal,  
 then it does not matter which Mozilla application you run it in.  
 In this case, Firefox is a good choice.  
 </p>  
   
 <p>  
 Like most Mozilla applications, Journal is cross-platform.  Like most Mozilla applications, Journal is cross-platform.
 You can use it on Windows, Linux or Macintosh operating  You can use it on Windows, Linux or Macintosh operating
 systems&mdash;and probably on others too.  systems&mdash;and probably on others too.
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 <h5>Journal's features</h5>  <h5>Journal's features</h5>
 <p>  <p>
The Journal application is a container for journal files,<i>To be written</i>
which it stores on your local computer. 
</p> 
 
<p> 
A journal file is a container for journal entries. 
</p> 
 
<p> 
A journal entry is a container for text&mdash;for example, 
the description of a single day in your diary, 
or your notes about a single topic. 
</p> 
 
<p> 
Here is a list of some features that Journal will eventually have: 
<ul> 
<li>Diary view to organize entries by date 
<li>Category view to organize entries 
<li>Index view to search for entries 
<li>Import/export in iCal and native formats 
<li>Personal pass-phrase with timeout and recovery 
<li>Encryption of local data 
<li>Scheduled entries 
<li><i>Ad hoc</i> (as required) entries 
<li>Rich text (bold, italics, headings, <i>etc.</i>) 
<li>Printing 
<li>Built-in context-sensitive help 
<li>Supports most languages 
<li>Translatable user interface 
</ul> 
 </p>  </p>
   
   
 <h5>Project status</h5>  <h5>Project status</h5>
 <p>  <p>
The Journal project was started in November 2004.The Journal project was originally started in November 2004, but work stopped in mid-2005.
It is a "back burner" project that makes progress slowly.In mid-2007 it was relaunched with a new and simplified design.
</p>It is still a "back burner" project that makes progress very slowly.
 
<p> 
The current version is an alpha release. 
It is just a demo, with only some basic features working. 
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
In an alpha version some important features are missing.There is no current version.
The data format might not be stable, so you should probably not use an alphaThe next release will be a a demo, with only some basic features working.
version for important data. 
 </p>  </p>
   
   <h5>Alpha release 0.9</h5>
 <p>  <p>
See the <a href="screenshots.html">screenshots</a> page forAlpha release 0.9 is planned for late 2007.
some pictures of an early prototype.It's design is unrelated to the previous release, and all the code is new.
Downloaded versions may look different. 
 </p>  </p>
   
   
   
 <h5>Alpha release 0.3</h5>  <h5>Alpha release 0.3</h5>
 <p>  <p>
 Alpha release 0.3 was built on May 22, 2005.  Alpha release 0.3 was built on May 22, 2005.
It has some basic working features.It had some basic working features.
Many other features do not work in this release.It is now obsolete, and it will not be developed further.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  
 Here is a list of some things that you can do with this alpha release:  
 <ul>  
 <li>Download Journal from this web site</li>  
 <li>Install Journal in any base product (Firefox, Thunderbird, Sunbird, Mozilla Suite or Netscape 7)  
 on any operating system platform that the base product supports</li>  
 <li>Open Journal in its own window by using a menu choice in the base product</li>  
 <li>Use the setup wizard to set up your installation.  
 (The setup wizard runs automatically the first time you start Journal.)</li>  
 <li>Arrange Journal's window by hiding or resizing its panes</li>  
 <li>Change views by using menu choices or toolbar buttons</li>  
 <li>Use the calendar to check past and future dates</li>  
 <li>Create new journals</li>  
 <li>Delete journals</li>  
 <li>Rename journals, and change their descriptions</li>  
 <li>Change the colour of a journal's pages</li>  
 <li>Create new entries in any journal</li>  
 <li>Find entries in the Subject view</li>  
 <li>Read and edit entries</li>  
 <li>Delete entries</li>  
 <li>Use privacy features (password, encryption, <i>etc.</i>)</li>  
 <li>Use startup preferences</li>  
 </ul>  
 </p>  
   
 <p>  
 And new in this release, you can:  
 <ul>  
 <li>Assign dates to entries</li>  
 <li>Find entries in the Diary view</li>  
 </ul>  
 </p>  
   
 <p>  
 The list of things that do not work yet is too long to write down!  
 Here is a partial list.  
 In this alpha release you <strong>cannot</strong>:  
 <ul>  
 <li>Categorize entries or index entries</li>  
 <li>Use Index view, or the Category view</li>  
 <li>Use rich text (bold, italics, headings, <i>etc.</i>) in entries</li>  
 <li>Use the built-in Help</li>  
 <li>Print nicely. (But basic printing might work.)</li>  
 <li>Import or export data</li>  
 <li>Navigate between entries using Forward and Back</li>  
 </ul>  
 </p>  
   
   
   
 <h5>How you can help</h5>  
 <p>  
 You can help this project by identifying the features you would most like to  
 see in Journal, and what you might use it for.  
 </p>  
   
 <p>  
 To contribute your ideas informally, use the  
 <a href="list.html">newsgroup</a> or mailing list.  
 To submit a more formal request that you can track, use <a href="bugs.html">Bugzilla</a>.  
 </p>  
   
   
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 For source code, see <a href="source.html">Source code</a>.  For source code, see <a href="source.html">Source code</a>.
   Journal is built using the Calendar Help project's
   <a href="http://calendarhelp.mozdev.org/buildguide.html">BuildHelp</a> tool.
 </p>  </p>
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 Parts of Journal's web site are owned and copyrighted by the web site's   Parts of Journal's web site are owned and copyrighted by the web site's 

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