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<!-- ***************** INFO/NEWS *************** --><!-- *** INFO/NEWS *** -->
 <div id="infoTabs">  <div id="infoTabs">
   
 <div class="infoTab" id="whats-new">  <div class="infoTab" id="whats-new">
 <h5 class="infoHeader">What's New</h5>  <h5 class="infoHeader">What's New</h5>
 <ul>  <ul>
 <li>  <li>
   January 13, 2005:<br>
   Alpha version available for download.
   Just a demo, with few features.
   </li>
   <li>
 December 9, 2004:<br>  December 9, 2004:<br>
 You can now see some  You can now see some
 <a href="screenshots.html">screenshots</a>  <a href="screenshots.html">screenshots</a>
Line 23  Project launch, and web pages on Line 28  Project launch, and web pages on
 <h5 class="infoHeader">Schedule</h5>  <h5 class="infoHeader">Schedule</h5>
 <ul>  <ul>
 <li>  <li>
Early January 2005:<br>Early February 2005:<br>
Alpha version available for download.Alpha update available for download.
Just a demo.Still just a demo, but with more features.
Data formats may change. 
</li> 
<li> 
February 2005:<br> 
Beta version available for download. 
A working version with a 
stable data format. 
 </li>  </li>
 </ul>  </ul>
 </div>  </div>
   
 </div>  </div>
<!-- ***************** INFO/NEWS *************** --><!-- --- END INFO/NEWS --- -->
   
<!-- MAIN CONTENT --><!-- *** MAIN CONTENT *** -->
 <h3>  <h3>
 <img src="logo-small.png" style="vertical-align:middle;" width="48" height="48">  <img src="logo-small.png" style="vertical-align:middle;" width="48" height="48">
 Journal  Journal
Line 55  Journal Line 53  Journal
   
 <p>  <p>
 Journal is not designed for web logs ("blogging"),  Journal is not designed for web logs ("blogging"),
although it might support this in the future.although it might support blogs in the future.
 Journal does not collect information automatically.  Journal does not collect information automatically.
 </p>  </p>
   
Line 63  Journal does not collect information aut Line 61  Journal does not collect information aut
 <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/mozilla1.x/">Mozilla Suite</a></li>  
 <li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox">Firefox</a></li>  <li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox">Firefox</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird">Thunderbird</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/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>
   
Line 80  then it does not matter which Mozilla ap Line 79  then it does not matter which Mozilla ap
 In this case, Firefox is a good choice.  In this case, Firefox is a good choice.
 </p>  </p>
   
   <p>
   Like most Mozilla applications, Journal is cross-platform.
   You can use it on Windows, Linux or Macintosh operating
   systems&mdash;and probably on others too.
   </p>
   
   
 <h5>Journal's features</h5>  <h5>Journal's features</h5>
 <p>  <p>
 The Journal application is a container for journal files,  The Journal application is a container for journal files,
which are stored on your local computer.which it stores on your local computer.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
Line 97  or your notes about a single topic. Line 103  or your notes about a single topic.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
Here is a list of some Journal features:Here is a list of some features that Journal will eventually have:
 <ul>  <ul>
 <li>Diary view to organize entries by date  <li>Diary view to organize entries by date
 <li>Category view to organize entries  <li>Category view to organize entries
Line 107  Here is a list of some Journal features: Line 113  Here is a list of some Journal features:
 <li>Encryption of local data  <li>Encryption of local data
 <li>Scheduled entries  <li>Scheduled entries
 <li><i>Ad hoc</i> (as required) entries  <li><i>Ad hoc</i> (as required) entries
   <li>Rich text (bold, italics, headings, <i>etc.</i>)
 <li>Printing  <li>Printing
 <li>Built-in context-sensitive help  <li>Built-in context-sensitive help
 <li>Supports most languages  <li>Supports most languages
Line 121  The Journal project was started in Novem Line 128  The Journal project was started in Novem
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
Currently, no downloads are available.The current version is an alpha release.
 It is just a demo, with only some basic features working.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 In an alpha version some important features are missing.
 The data format might not be stable, so you should probably not use an alpha
 version for important data.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
 User interface design is in progress.  
 See the <a href="screenshots.html">screenshots</a> page for  See the <a href="screenshots.html">screenshots</a> page for
some pictures of the prototype.some pictures of an early prototype.
 Downloaded versions may look different.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
Expect a working alpha version available for download in early January 2005.Expect an updated alpha version in early February 2005.
In an alpha version some things work, but some important features are missing. 
The data format might not be stable, so you should probably not use an alpha 
version for important data. 
 </p>  </p>
   
   
   
   <h5>Alpha version 0.1</h5>
 <p>  <p>
Expect a beta version around February 2005.Alpha version 0.1 was built on January 12, 2005.
In a beta version most of the important features work,It has some basic working features.
but some minor features are missing.Many other features do not work in this release.
The data format is likely to be stable,</p>
so you can consider using it for important data.
 <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>
 </ul>
 </p>  </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>Assign dates to entries, categorize entries or index entries</li>
   <li>Use the Diary view, the Index view, or the Category view</li>
   <li>Use rich text (bold, italics, headings, <i>etc.</i>) in entries</li>
   <li>Use any privacy features (password, encryption, <i>etc.</i>)</li>
   <li>Use any startup preferences</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>  <h5>How you can help</h5>
 <p>  <p>
 You can help this project by identifying the features you would most like to  You can help this project by identifying the features you would most like to
 see in Journal, and what you might use it for.  see in Journal, and what you might use it for.
 </p>  </p>
   
   
 <p>  <p>
 To contribute your ideas informally, use the  To contribute your ideas informally, use the
 <a href="list.html">newsgroup</a> or mailing list.  <a href="list.html">newsgroup</a> or mailing list.

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