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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch and bookmark maintenance

From: Thomas Zander
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch and bookmark maintenance
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 09:41:07 +0100
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On Wednesday 17 December 2003 02:54, Angles Puglisi wrote:
> I searched my arch list back to 2002 but could not find reference to
> any one trying to use arch as a means of managing bookmarks from
> multiple computers. Let's say I use Mozilla Firebird on two computers,
> whose bookmarks export to html files of a standard form. I can imagine
> using an arch archive to track changes from one of those computers and
> push to a mirror and pull onto the other, but this would be similar to
> exporting from one and importing to the other, a one way deal.
> However, if I want a local archive of the bookmarks on computer A,
> which I then mirror to a server, then do the same with computer B,
> given the nature of such html "bookmark" files, do you think arch would
> be effective at "merging" changes from each machine's bookmarks into
> the other's, perhaps using the simple "update" method? Would it be
> better if the browser exported to a format such as XBEL?

I follow this trick using CVS and it works fine, but then I don't usually 
do merges (commit/update often enough and you won't have to).

Alternatively; I know there are XMLDiff tools for Java, my guess is that 
if you look hard enough you will find one pre-compiled and ready to run. 
It would be interesting to see if and how that works together with tla.

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Thomas Zander
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