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// File:      readme.txt
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// Project:   Filebased guestbook.
// Author:    Copyright (c) Urs <hide@address.com>
// Version:   1.1.3
// Update:    17-09-2002
// Licence:   GPL
// PHP:       php-4.0.5-dev-win32
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// History:
//
//    17-09-2002: This project will no longer be continued. Further language files will simply
//		  being added to the archive. Thanx for using!
//
//    V 1.1.3: [17-09-2002]
//		 - albanian and finnish language files added.
//    V 1.1.3: [30-09-2001]
//		 - norvegian <hide@address.com> language file has been added.
//    V 1.1.3: [13-09-2001]
//		 - french <hide@address.com> and polish <hide@address.com> language 
//		   files have been added.
//    V 1.1.3: [10-03-2001]
//		 - moved all languages to 'language' folder
//		 - moved config.inc.php and shared.inc.php to 'include' folder
//		 - modiefied config.inc.php and added a hash array for more easier understanding
//		 - removed passwd.txt and added a login/passwd array in config.inc.php
//		 - added 5 new languages: si, pt, br, sr and is. thanks to the translators!
//    V 1.1.2: [21-01-2001]
//		 - added visitor (ip/host, time, lang) logging class in shared.inc.php.
//		   this will produce a logfile.txt into the data folder.
//		   you can specify unique logging and filename, location respectively.
//		 - spanish lang.es.php by Victor Espindoa <hide@address.com>
//    V 1.1.1: [17-08-2000]
//		 - added file config.inc.php
//		 - enable/disable language selection menu
//		 - added "http://" to URL as default
//           - allow a confirmation email to the administrator on a new guestbook entry
//		 - cleaned up some code
//    V 1.1.0:
//           - dutch lang.nl.php by <hide@address.com>; thank you!
//           - swedish lang.se.php by <hide@address.com>; thank you!
//           - entry ID added. ATTENTION: V1.1.0 data.txt is not directly compatible with older
//             versions. But you can simply add
//
//                                                1|...
//                                                2|...
//             and so on to each line of your old data.txt.
//           - shared.inc.php created, containing now functions instead of a file per function
//           - moved data.txt to a seperate folder, where you can specify slelective write-access
//    V 1.0.2:
//           - multilingual package; please send your packe to me <hide@address.com>
//           - timestamp in form.php forces show.php to refresh after adding a new entry
//    V 1.0.1:
//           - cleaned up some code (show.php, form.php)
//           - removed javawindow bug in form.php
//           - if URL is not entered, it will not be shown
//           - stripslashing all inputs
//           - replacing delimiter "|" with "/", otherwise the readout of the datafile crashes
//           - replaced "\n\r" with <br> -> one line for one item!
//   V 1.0.0:
//           - initial release
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// TODO:
//           - adding an id to each item, because now, identical items would get deleted (V1.1.0)
//           - fixing bug with item ennumeration -> no big deal, but have no time now (V1.1.0)
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// why?
// 
//   it is a simple script to let your webpageusers sign a guestbook. by modifying it, you
//   can also use it for filing articles, news, cd-rom titels etc.
//   - form handling
//   - file handling
//   - POST method
//   - Arrays
// 
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// todo:
// 
//   - convert text to html
//   - a modify-text form
//   - validate the email address
// 
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// files:
// 
//   - index.php			; start file
//   - gbook.php			; contains the cmd-switch and some declarations
//   - include/shared.inc.php ; contains all functions
//   - include/config.inc.php	; general configurations to make it work
//   - style.php			; css style file
//   - images/edit.gif		; an entry icon
//   - readme.txt			; this file
//   - language/lang.xy.php	; your language file
//   - data/data.txt		; your data file
//   - data/logauthors.txt	; log file for any authors
// 
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// directories:
// 
// to start, put all the files in a single directory and run the index.php file.
// 
// 
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// installation:
// 
// 1) unzip the gbook.zip file in your destination drive. put your data.txt file to some secure
//    place and chmod 0777 the data directory and also the data.txt file.
// 
//    enjoy!
// 
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