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Re: Windows installer for Zim has been updated with v0.28 code tree
On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 5:44 PM, Jaap Karssenberg
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> Thanks, Brendan, when I get to the university I will test the Portable
>> Installation method.
> I second that thanks ;) Will test on monday.
>> I suggest a plugin for Zim that rsyncs the local
>> Zim root folder with the one on the thumbdrive. Should I file a RFE
>> bug for that?
> Why would you want to sync instead of working directly off the thumbdrive ?
I like the idea to have sync function instead of working directly off
the thumbdrive. I have a 2 laptop and a desktop computer , unison is
used to sync Zim's wiki between computers. The reason to not have the
wiki saved in thumbdrive is because it is not safe and trouble. If I
lost the thumbdrive, then I lost everything. And if it is saved in
local drive, I can still edit and view the wiki in the laptop even I
have forgotten to unplug from thumbdrive at home desktop computer.
However, I would prefer to use unison rather rsync. rsync is good for
backup , but not good for sync. It can not compare the different from
both side. Unison provide a GUI to compare the different from both
side and able to merge text file.
> Btw. in the source tree there is a plugin template that gives an example how
> to add an external command as a menu item in zim. Given the correct rsync
> command, wrapping the plugin would be about 5 minutes work.
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