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Absolut Engine v1.73          http://www.absolutengine.com
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Copyright (c) 2001-2007 Daniel Duris (hide@address.com)
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ABOUT
Absolut Engine is a PHP/MySQL framework built on the basis of a
former news publishing system. It features 3 layer access (soon
to be replaced by the powerful groups/users model), article
posting, editing and deleting. Included are basic image and file
manager as well as related articles manager. Rich text editing is
provided via built-in WYSIWYG editor that produces XHTML 1.0 Strict
compliant code.

Absolut Engine is easy to extend via the module functionality. Any
required addons/plugins can be created and added to the system.
It is fully configurable and easy-to-use for unexperienced users, too.
Modules include Discussions, Surveys, RSS Feed export and import, Search
Engine Optimization, Messaging system, Weather reports, Google maps module.
Modules are easy to develop.

REQUIREMENTS
Apache (www.apache.com), MySQL (www.mysql.com) and PHP v4.0.0+
(www.php.net) are required.

DOWNLOAD
Absolut Engine can be downloaded from: http://www.absolutengine.com

UPGRADING
See upgrade.txt or launch admin/upgrade.php in your browser.

INSTALLATION
Launch admin/install.php in your browser.

Javascript should be enabled in your browser! Engine uses Javascript
for certain advanced features. Absolut Engine uses valid XHTML 1.0
Strict markup and works well in Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, Konqueror,
Internet Explorer 5.01+ and other standards compliant browsers. Rich text
editor (WYSIWYG) works only in Mozilla Firefox 1.3+, Opera 9.0+ and
Internet Explorer 5.01+.

LANGUAGE VERSIONS (TRANSLATIONS)
Language support is limited only by the volunteer base, i.e. Absolut
Engine could be translated to any existing language.

You can always translate the messages from English, if messages in your
language doesn't exist yet. If you would like to translate variables.php
to your language, please feel free to do so. Don't forget to send your
translation to the author at hide@address.com, when finished.

DOCUMENTATION
See documentation/ directory for basic documentation.

BUGS, QUESTIONS, IDEAS
If you find any bugs or have some questions about or ideas for
Absolut Engine, contact me at hide@address.com with subject
Absolut Engine.

TROUBLESHOOTING & SUPPORT
http://www.absolutengine.com/forum/

CONTRIBUTIONS
* Absolut Engine design created by Rudolf Hausleitner
* WYSIWYG editor for articles by Kevin Roth
  (http://www.kevinroth.com/rte/demo.htm)
* Absolut Engine logo created by Juanjo Vazquez
  (hide@address.com)
Contributions in form of modules, improved functions or donations are
welcome. If you would like to contribute to the developement of
Absolut Engine, contact me at hide@address.com

THANKS TO
* Robin Mueller from Worldsite.ch for hosting AbsolutEngine.com
* All people who have supported me during the development
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