The NaviSuite consists of the
Navipres client and the
The navipres-client as such is useful alone, as it allows browsing and
editing of MiniWebs as well as the whole World Wide Web.
The Server software allows for advanced features like automatic full text
indexing as soon as a page is posted to it, etc...
navipres -- the client
- Navisoft: alpha-versions and several betas, currently under
Copy some default-files:
NaviPres.prf and NaviPres.uid into your home directory,
and Page1.stl (style sheet) into your_home/MW1
- make sure you've included the correct path in your PATH (currently,
- Run navipres & from the command line
- !! Do not use Mouse-Copy, it'll crash when you paste !!
- The user documentation provided by Navisoft in
hypertext/WWW/Navisoft/ is in postscript format,
as printed out and available in W3C's office NE43-356.
The beta releases change every week. It is therefore not helpful
if I described specific functions, especially as the problem with
relative links prevented us from using the product with files in
While installing and testing the alpha and many beta-releases,
Bruno spoke and
emailed to Navisoft pretty often.
Beta 4 had the nasty spleen of omitting hyphens in file name AND of
ignoring the "upper-directory-please" ../ - part of a filename, thus
I hope the problem with relative links (beta 5 - 6) ../Overview.html
that were translated into something absolute like /afs/w3.org/hypertext ....
has now been solved. [ not yet as per 2-May-95 BFG ]
- I separated the server-software from the clients in /Navisoft.
The server is currently under
- Space: nsd-b2-solaris.tar.Z was 7.3 MB, after decompress 23 MB !
- setenv NS_HOME /afs/w3.org/www-name/WWW-bfg/bin/NaviServer
- cd $NS_HOME ; ./bin/nsstartlm (starts the license manager)
- ? still needed ?: setenv MI_SYSPARAMS $NS_HOME/lib/nsdb.conf