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README
------
Laconica 0.8.0 ("Shiny Happy People")
StatusNet 0.8.0 ("Shiny Happy People")
15 July 2009
This is the README file for Laconica, the Open Source microblogging
This is the README file for StatusNet, the Open Source microblogging
platform. It includes installation instructions, descriptions of
options you can set, warnings, tips, and general info for
administrators. Information on using Laconica can be found in the
administrators. Information on using StatusNet can be found in the
"doc" subdirectory or in the "help" section on-line.
About
=====
Laconica (pronounced "luh-KAWN-ih-kuh") is a Free and Open Source
StatusNet (pronounced "luh-KAWN-ih-kuh") is a Free and Open Source
microblogging platform. It helps people in a community, company or
group to exchange short (140 character) messages over the Web. Users
can choose which people to "follow" and receive only their friends' or
......@@ -25,12 +25,12 @@ With a little work, status messages can be sent to mobile phones,
instant messenger programs (GTalk/Jabber), and specially-designed
desktop clients that support the Twitter API.
Laconica supports an open standard called OpenMicroBlogging
StatusNet supports an open standard called OpenMicroBlogging
<http://openmicroblogging.org/> that lets users on different Web sites
or in different companies subscribe to each others' notices. It
enables a distributed social network spread all across the Web.
Laconica was originally developed for the Open Software Service,
StatusNet was originally developed for the Open Software Service,
Identi.ca <http://identi.ca/>. It is shared with you in hope that you
too make an Open Software Service available to your users. To learn
more, please see the Open Software Service Definition 1.1:
......@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ License along with this program, in the file "COPYING". If not, see
IMPORTANT NOTE: The GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) has
*different requirements* from the "regular" GPL. In particular, if
you make modifications to the Laconica source code on your server,
you make modifications to the StatusNet source code on your server,
you *MUST MAKE AVAILABLE* the modified version of the source code
to your users under the same license. This is a legal requirement
of using the software, and if you do not wish to share your
......@@ -91,9 +91,9 @@ This is a major feature release since version 0.7.4, released May 31
- Site designs. Site authors can specify a design (background and
colors) for the site.
- New themes. Five new themes are added to the base release; these show
off the flexibility of Laconica's theming system.
off the flexibility of StatusNet's theming system.
- Statistics. Public sites will periodically send usage statistics,
configuration options, and dependency information to Laconica dev site.
configuration options, and dependency information to StatusNet dev site.
This will help us understand how the software is used and plan future
versions of the software.
- Additional hooks. The hooks and plugins system introduced in 0.7.x was
......@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ This is a major feature release since version 0.7.4, released May 31
- Bidirectional Twitter bridge. Users can read the tweets their Twitter
friends post on Twitter.
- Adaptation of WordPress.com Terms of Service (http://en.wordpress.com/tos/)
as default TOS for Laconica sites.
as default TOS for StatusNet sites.
- Better command-line handling for scripts, including standard options
and ability to set hostname and path from the command line.
- An experimental plugin to use Meteor (http://www.meteorserver.org/)
......@@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ run correctly.
- PHP 5.2.3+. It may be possible to run this software on earlier
versions of PHP, but many of the functions used are only available
in PHP 5.2 or above.
- MySQL 5.x. The Laconica database is stored, by default, in a MySQL
- MySQL 5.x. The StatusNet database is stored, by default, in a MySQL
server. It has been primarily tested on 5.x servers, although it may
be possible to install on earlier (or later!) versions. The server
*must* support the MyISAM storage engine -- the default for most
......@@ -206,7 +206,7 @@ and the URLs are listed here for your convenience.
as of this writing the version of this library that is available in
the extlib directory is *significantly different* from the upstream
version (patches have been submitted). Upgrading to the upstream
version may render your Laconica site unable to send or receive XMPP
version may render your StatusNet site unable to send or receive XMPP
messages.
- Facebook library. Used for the Facebook application.
- PEAR Services_oEmbed. Used for some multimedia integration.
......@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@ and the URLs are listed here for your convenience.
- PEAR Net_URL2 is an oEmbed dependency.
- Console_GetOpt for parsing command-line options.
A design goal of Laconica is that the basic Web functionality should
A design goal of StatusNet is that the basic Web functionality should
work on even the most restrictive commercial hosting services.
However, additional functionality, such as receiving messages by
Jabber/GTalk, require that you be able to run long-running processes
......@@ -225,7 +225,7 @@ that you be able to install a mail filter in your mail server.
Installation
============
Installing the basic Laconica Web component is relatively easy,
Installing the basic StatusNet Web component is relatively easy,
especially if you've previously installed PHP/MySQL packages.
1. Unpack the tarball you downloaded on your Web server. Usually a
......@@ -243,7 +243,7 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MySQL packages.
mv laconica-0.8.0 /var/www/mublog
This will make your Laconica instance available in the mublog path of
This will make your StatusNet instance available in the mublog path of
your server, like "http://example.net/mublog". "microblog" or
"laconica" might also be good path names. If you know how to
configure virtual hosts on your web server, you can try setting up
......@@ -278,7 +278,7 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MySQL packages.
mysqladmin -u "username" --password="password" create laconica
Note that Laconica must have its own database; you can't share the
Note that StatusNet must have its own database; you can't share the
database with another program. You can name it whatever you want,
though.
......@@ -286,7 +286,7 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MySQL packages.
a tool like PHPAdmin to create a database. Check your hosting
service's documentation for how to create a new MySQL database.)
6. Create a new database account that Laconica will use to access the
6. Create a new database account that StatusNet will use to access the
database. If you have shell access, this will probably work from the
MySQL shell:
......@@ -298,7 +298,7 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MySQL packages.
username and password. You may want to test logging in to MySQL as
this new user.
7. In a browser, navigate to the Laconica install script; something like:
7. In a browser, navigate to the StatusNet install script; something like:
http://yourserver.example.com/mublog/install.php
......@@ -316,7 +316,7 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MySQL packages.
Fancy URLs
----------
By default, Laconica will use URLs that include the main PHP program's
By default, StatusNet will use URLs that include the main PHP program's
name in them. For example, a user's home profile might be
found at:
......@@ -336,7 +336,7 @@ fancy URLs, you must either have Apache 2.x with .htaccess enabled and
mod_redirect enabled, -OR- know how to configure "url redirection" in
your server.
1. Copy the htaccess.sample file to .htaccess in your Laconica
1. Copy the htaccess.sample file to .htaccess in your StatusNet
directory. Note: if you have control of your server's httpd.conf or
similar configuration files, it can greatly improve performance to
import the .htaccess file into your conf file instead. If you're
......@@ -344,8 +344,8 @@ your server.
just leaving the .htaccess file.
2. Change the "RewriteBase" in the new .htaccess file to be the URL path
to your Laconica installation on your server. Typically this will
be the path to your Laconica directory relative to your Web root.
to your StatusNet installation on your server. Typically this will
be the path to your StatusNet directory relative to your Web root.
3. Add or uncomment or change a line in your config.php file so it says:
......@@ -380,7 +380,7 @@ to start and stop the sphinx search daemon.
SMS
---
Laconica supports a cheap-and-dirty system for sending update messages
StatusNet supports a cheap-and-dirty system for sending update messages
to mobile phones and for receiving updates from the mobile. Instead of
sending through the SMS network itself, which is costly and requires
buy-in from the wireless carriers, it simply piggybacks on the email
......@@ -395,7 +395,7 @@ converted to a notice and stored in the DB.
For this to work, there *must* be a domain or sub-domain for which all
(or most) incoming email can pass through the incoming mail filter.
1. Run the SQL script carrier.sql in your Laconica database. This will
1. Run the SQL script carrier.sql in your StatusNet database. This will
usually work:
mysql -u "lacuser" --password="lacpassword" laconica < db/carrier.sql
......@@ -428,8 +428,8 @@ For this to work, there *must* be a domain or sub-domain for which all
At this point, post-by-email and post-by-SMS-gateway should work. Note
that if your mail server is on a different computer from your email
server, you'll need to have a full installation of Laconica, a working
config.php, and access to the Laconica database from the mail server.
server, you'll need to have a full installation of StatusNet, a working
config.php, and access to the StatusNet database from the mail server.
XMPP
----
......@@ -449,7 +449,7 @@ well.
similar. Alternately, your "update JID" can be registered on a
publicly-available XMPP service, like jabber.org or GTalk.
Laconica will not register the JID with your chosen XMPP server;
StatusNet will not register the JID with your chosen XMPP server;
you need to do this manually, with an XMPP client like Gajim,
Telepathy, or Pidgin.im.
......@@ -465,7 +465,7 @@ can really slow down your site; it may cause posting to timeout.
NOTE: stream_select(), a crucial function for network programming, is
broken on PHP 5.2.x less than 5.2.6 on amd64-based servers. We don't
work around this bug in Laconica; current recommendation is to move
work around this bug in StatusNet; current recommendation is to move
off of amd64 to another server.
Public feed
......@@ -488,7 +488,7 @@ consider setting up queues and daemons.
Queues and daemons
------------------
Some activities that Laconica needs to do, like broadcast OMB, SMS,
Some activities that StatusNet needs to do, like broadcast OMB, SMS,
and XMPP messages, can be 'queued' and done by off-line bots instead.
For this to work, you must be able to run long-running offline
processes, either on your main Web server or on another server you
......@@ -499,7 +499,7 @@ server is probably a good idea for high-volume sites.
1. You'll need the "CLI" (command-line interface) version of PHP
installed on whatever server you use.
2. If you're using a separate server for queues, install Laconica
2. If you're using a separate server for queues, install StatusNet
somewhere on the server. You don't need to worry about the
.htaccess file, but make sure that your config.php file is close
to, or identical to, your Web server's version.
......@@ -516,7 +516,7 @@ server is probably a good idea for high-volume sites.
4. On the queues server, run the command scripts/startdaemons.sh. It
needs as a parameter the install path; if you run it from the
Laconica dir, "." should suffice.
StatusNet dir, "." should suffice.
This will run eight (for now) queue handlers:
......@@ -560,7 +560,7 @@ Twitter Bridge
As of 0.8.1, OAuth is used to to access protected resources on Twitter
instead of HTTP Basic Auth. To use Twitter bridging you will need
to register your instance of Laconica as an application on Twitter
to register your instance of StatusNet as an application on Twitter
(http://twitter.com/apps), and update the following variables in your
config.php with the consumer key and secret Twitter generates for you:
......@@ -583,19 +583,19 @@ need to enable the bidirectional Twitter bridge in config.php:
and run the TwitterStatusFetcher daemon (scripts/twitterstatusfetcher.php).
Additionally, you will want to set the integration source variable,
which will keep notices posted to Twitter via Laconica from looping
which will keep notices posted to Twitter via StatusNet from looping
back. The integration source should be set to the name of your
application, exactly as you specified it on the settings page for your
Laconica application on Twitter, e.g.:
StatusNet application on Twitter, e.g.:
$config['integration']['source'] = 'YourApp';
* Twitter Friends Syncing
Users may set a flag in their settings ("Subscribe to my Twitter friends
here" under the Twitter tab) to have Laconica attempt to locate and
here" under the Twitter tab) to have StatusNet attempt to locate and
subscribe to "friends" (people they "follow") on Twitter who also have
accounts on your Laconica system, and who have previously set up a link
accounts on your StatusNet system, and who have previously set up a link
for automatically posting notices to Twitter.
As of 0.8.0, this is no longer accomplished via a cron job. Instead you
......@@ -604,11 +604,11 @@ must run the SyncTwitterFriends daemon (scripts/synctwitterfreinds.php).
Built-in Facebook Application
-----------------------------
Laconica's Facebook application allows your users to automatically
StatusNet's Facebook application allows your users to automatically
update their Facebook statuses with their latest notices, invite
their friends to use the app (and thus your site), view their notice
timelines, and post notices -- all from within Facebook. The application
is built into Laconica and runs on your host. For automatic Facebook
is built into StatusNet and runs on your host. For automatic Facebook
status updating to work you will need to enable queuing and run the
facebookqueuehandler.php daemon (see the "Queues and daemons" section
above).
......@@ -635,7 +635,7 @@ In Facebook's application editor, specify the following URLs for your app:
- Canvas URL: http://apps.facebook.com/yourapp/
(Replace 'example.net' with your host's URL, 'mublog' with the path
to your Laconica installation, and 'yourapp' with the name of the
to your StatusNet installation, and 'yourapp' with the name of the
Facebook application you created.)
Additionally, Choose "Web" for Application type in the Advanced tab.
......@@ -644,9 +644,9 @@ In the "Canvas setting" section, choose the "FBML" for Render Method,
Everything else can be left with default values.
*For more detailed instructions please see the installation guide on the
Laconica wiki:
StatusNet wiki:
http://laconi.ca/trac/wiki/FacebookApplication
http://status.net/trac/wiki/FacebookApplication
Sitemaps
--------
......@@ -654,11 +654,11 @@ Sitemaps
Sitemap files <http://sitemaps.org/> are a very nice way of telling
search engines and other interested bots what's available on your site
and what's changed recently. You can generate sitemap files for your
Laconica instance.
StatusNet instance.
1. Choose your sitemap URL layout. Laconica creates a number of
1. Choose your sitemap URL layout. StatusNet creates a number of
sitemap XML files for different parts of your site. You may want to
put these in a sub-directory of your Laconica directory to avoid
put these in a sub-directory of your StatusNet directory to avoid
clutter. The sitemap index file tells the search engines and other
bots where to find all the sitemap files; it *must* be in the main
installation directory or higher. Both types of file must be
......@@ -688,7 +688,7 @@ to these resources.
Themes
------
There are two themes shipped with this version of Laconica: "identica",
There are two themes shipped with this version of StatusNet: "identica",
which is what the Identi.ca site uses, and "default", which is a good
basis for other sites.
......@@ -719,28 +719,28 @@ default-avatar-mini.png: Ditto ditto, but 24x24. For subscriptions
You may want to start by copying the files from the default theme to
your own directory.
NOTE: the HTML generated by Laconica changed *radically* between
NOTE: the HTML generated by StatusNet changed *radically* between
version 0.6.x and 0.7.x. Older themes will need signification
modification to use the new output format.
Translation
-----------
Translations in Laconica use the gettext system <http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/>.
Translations in StatusNet use the gettext system <http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/>.
Theoretically, you can add your own sub-directory to the locale/
subdirectory to add a new language to your system. You'll need to
compile the ".po" files into ".mo" files, however.
Contributions of translation information to Laconica are very easy:
you can use the Web interface at http://laconi.ca/pootle/ to add one
Contributions of translation information to StatusNet are very easy:
you can use the Web interface at http://status.net/pootle/ to add one
or a few or lots of new translations -- or even new languages. You can
also download more up-to-date .po files there, if you so desire.
Backups
-------
There is no built-in system for doing backups in Laconica. You can make
backups of a working Laconica system by backing up the database and
There is no built-in system for doing backups in StatusNet. You can make
backups of a working StatusNet system by backing up the database and
the Web directory. To backup the database use mysqldump <http://ur1.ca/7xo>
and to backup the Web directory, try tar.
......@@ -764,20 +764,20 @@ to users on a remote site. (Or not... it's not well tested.) The
Upgrading
=========
IMPORTANT NOTE: Laconica 0.7.4 introduced a fix for some
IMPORTANT NOTE: StatusNet 0.7.4 introduced a fix for some
incorrectly-stored international characters ("UTF-8"). For new
installations, it will now store non-ASCII characters correctly.
However, older installations will have the incorrect storage, and will
consequently show up "wrong" in browsers. See below for how to deal
with this situation.
If you've been using Laconica 0.7, 0.6, 0.5 or lower, or if you've
If you've been using StatusNet 0.7, 0.6, 0.5 or lower, or if you've
been tracking the "git" version of the software, you will probably
want to upgrade and keep your existing data. There is no automated
upgrade procedure in Laconica 0.8.0. Try these step-by-step
upgrade procedure in StatusNet 0.8.0. Try these step-by-step
instructions; read to the end first before trying them.
0. Download Laconica and set up all the prerequisites as if you were
0. Download StatusNet and set up all the prerequisites as if you were
doing a new install.
1. Make backups of both your database and your Web directory. UNDER NO
CIRCUMSTANCES should you try to do an upgrade without a known-good
......@@ -794,8 +794,8 @@ instructions; read to the end first before trying them.
maildaemon.php file, and running something like "newaliases".
5. Once all writing processes to your site are turned off, make a
final backup of the Web directory and database.
6. Move your Laconica directory to a backup spot, like "mublog.bak".
7. Unpack your Laconica 0.8.0 tarball and move it to "mublog" or
6. Move your StatusNet directory to a backup spot, like "mublog.bak".
7. Unpack your StatusNet 0.8.0 tarball and move it to "mublog" or
wherever your code used to be.
8. Copy the config.php file and avatar directory from your old
directory to your new directory.
......@@ -810,14 +810,14 @@ instructions; read to the end first before trying them.
mysql -u<rootuser> -p<rootpassword> <database> db/074to080.sql
Otherwise, go to your Laconica directory and AFTER YOU MAKE A
Otherwise, go to your StatusNet directory and AFTER YOU MAKE A
BACKUP run the rebuilddb.sh script like this:
./scripts/rebuilddb.sh rootuser rootpassword database db/laconica.sql
Here, rootuser and rootpassword are the username and password for a
user who can drop and create databases as well as tables; typically
that's _not_ the user Laconica runs as. Note that rebuilddb.sh drops
that's _not_ the user StatusNet runs as. Note that rebuilddb.sh drops
your database and rebuilds it; if there is an error you have no
database. Make sure you have a backup.
For PostgreSQL databases there is an equivalent, rebuilddb_psql.sh,
......@@ -872,12 +872,12 @@ problem.
'true'.
NOTE: we will drop support for non-inboxed sites in the 0.9.x version
of Laconica. It's time to switch now!
of StatusNet. It's time to switch now!
UTF-8 Database
--------------
Laconica 0.7.4 introduced a fix for some incorrectly-stored
StatusNet 0.7.4 introduced a fix for some incorrectly-stored
international characters ("UTF-8"). This fix is not
backwards-compatible; installations from before 0.7.4 will show
non-ASCII characters of old notices incorrectly. This section explains
......@@ -900,8 +900,8 @@ what to do.
Configuration options
=====================
The main configuration file for Laconica (excepting configurations for
dependency software) is config.php in your Laconica directory. If you
The main configuration file for StatusNet (excepting configurations for
dependency software) is config.php in your StatusNet directory. If you
edit any other file in the directory, like lib/common.php (where most
of the defaults are defined), you will lose your configuration options
in any upgrade, and you will wish that you had been more careful.
......@@ -935,7 +935,7 @@ path: The path part of your site's URLs, like 'mublog' or ''
(installed in root).
fancy: whether or not your site uses fancy URLs (see Fancy URLs
section above). Default is false.
logfile: full path to a file for Laconica to save logging
logfile: full path to a file for StatusNet to save logging
information to. You may want to use this if you don't have
access to syslog.
logdebug: whether to log additional debug info like backtraces on
......@@ -1005,7 +1005,7 @@ This section is a reference to the configuration options for
DB_DataObject (see <http://ur1.ca/7xp>). The ones that you may want to
set are listed below for clarity.
database: a DSN (Data Source Name) for your Laconica database. This is
database: a DSN (Data Source Name) for your StatusNet database. This is
in the format 'protocol://username:password@hostname/databasename',
where 'protocol' is 'mysql' or 'mysqli' (or possibly 'postgresql', if you
really know what you're doing), 'username' is the username,
......@@ -1040,10 +1040,10 @@ utf8: whether to talk to the database in UTF-8 mode. This is the default
syslog
------
By default, Laconica sites log error messages to the syslog facility.
By default, StatusNet sites log error messages to the syslog facility.
(You can override this using the 'logfile' parameter described above).
appname: The name that Laconica uses to log messages. By default it's
appname: The name that StatusNet uses to log messages. By default it's
"laconica", but if you have more than one installation on the
server, you may want to change the name for each instance so
you can track log messages more easily.
......@@ -1103,9 +1103,9 @@ This is for configuring nicknames in the service.
blacklist: an array of strings for usernames that may not be
registered. A default array exists for strings that are
used by Laconica (e.g. 'doc', 'main', 'avatar', 'theme')
used by StatusNet (e.g. 'doc', 'main', 'avatar', 'theme')
but you may want to add others if you have other software
installed in a subdirectory of Laconica or if you just
installed in a subdirectory of StatusNet or if you just
don't want certain words used as usernames.
featured: an array of nicknames of 'featured' users of the site.
Can be useful to draw attention to well-known users, or
......@@ -1178,7 +1178,7 @@ host: some XMPP domains are served by machines with a different
hostname. (For example, @gmail.com GTalk users connect to
talk.google.com). Set this to the correct hostname if that's the
case with your server.
encryption: Whether to encrypt the connection between Laconica and the
encryption: Whether to encrypt the connection between StatusNet and the
XMPP server. Defaults to true, but you can get
considerably better performance turning it off if you're
connecting to a server on the same machine or on a
......@@ -1252,7 +1252,7 @@ base: memcached uses key-value pairs to store data. We build long,
base of the key is usually a simplified version of the site name
(like "Identi.ca" => "identica"), but you can overwrite this if
you need to. You can safely ignore it if you only have one
Laconica site using your memcached server.
StatusNet site using your memcached server.
port: Port to connect to; defaults to 11211.
sphinx
......@@ -1353,11 +1353,11 @@ snapshot
--------
The software will, by default, send statistical snapshots about the
local installation to a stats server on the laconi.ca Web site. This
local installation to a stats server on the status.net Web site. This
data is used by the developers to prioritize development decisions. No
identifying data about users or organizations is collected. The data
is available to the public for review. Participating in this survey
helps Laconica developers take your needs into account when updating
helps StatusNet developers take your needs into account when updating
the software.
run: string indicating when to run the statistics. Values can be 'web'
......@@ -1368,7 +1368,7 @@ frequency: if run value is 'web', how often to report statistics.
Measured in Web hits; depends on how active your site is.
Default is 10000 -- that is, one report every 10000 Web hits,
on average.
reporturl: URL to post statistics to. Defaults to Laconica developers'
reporturl: URL to post statistics to. Defaults to StatusNet developers'
report system, but if they go evil or disappear you may
need to update this to another value. Note: if you
don't want to report stats, it's much better to
......@@ -1508,7 +1508,7 @@ disposition: Flags for whether or not to tile the background image.
Plugins
=======
Beginning with the 0.7.x branch, Laconica has supported a simple but
Beginning with the 0.7.x branch, StatusNet has supported a simple but
powerful plugin architecture. Important events in the code are named,
like 'StartNoticeSave', and other software can register interest
in those events. When the events happen, the other software is called
......@@ -1544,7 +1544,7 @@ can enable a plugin with the following line in config.php:
This will look for and load files named 'ExamplePlugin.php' or
'Example/ExamplePlugin.php' either in the plugins/ directory (for
plugins that ship with Laconica) or in the local/ directory (for
plugins that ship with StatusNet) or in the local/ directory (for
plugins you write yourself or that you get from somewhere else) or
local/plugins/.
......@@ -1553,24 +1553,24 @@ Plugins are documented in their own directories.
Troubleshooting
===============
The primary output for Laconica is syslog, unless you configured a
The primary output for StatusNet is syslog, unless you configured a
separate logfile. This is probably the first place to look if you're
getting weird behaviour from Laconica.
getting weird behaviour from StatusNet.
If you're tracking the unstable version of Laconica in the git
If you're tracking the unstable version of StatusNet in the git
repository (see below), and you get a compilation error ("unexpected
T_STRING") in the browser, check to see that you don't have any
conflicts in your code.
If you upgraded to Laconica 0.7.4 without reading the "Notice inboxes"
If you upgraded to StatusNet 0.7.4 without reading the "Notice inboxes"
section above, and all your users' 'Personal' tabs are empty, read the
"Notice inboxes" section above.
Myths
=====
These are some myths you may see on the Web about Laconica.
Documentation from the core team about Laconica has been pretty
These are some myths you may see on the Web about StatusNet.
Documentation from the core team about StatusNet has been pretty
sparse, so some backtracking and guesswork resulted in some incorrect
assumptions.
......@@ -1582,7 +1582,7 @@ assumptions.
- "Edit dataobject.ini with the following settings..." dataobject.ini
is a development file for the DB_DataObject framework and is not
used by the running software. It was removed from the Laconica
used by the running software. It was removed from the StatusNet
distribution because its presence was confusing. Do not bother
configuring dataobject.ini, and do not put your database username
and password into the file on a production Web server; unscrupulous
......@@ -1592,29 +1592,29 @@ Unstable version
================
If you're adventurous or impatient, you may want to install the
development version of Laconica. To get it, use the git version
development version of StatusNet. To get it, use the git version
control tool <http://git-scm.com/> like so:
git clone http://laconi.ca/software/laconica.git
git clone http://status.net/software/laconica.git
To keep it up-to-date, use 'git pull'. Watch for conflicts!
Further information
===================
There are several ways to get more information about Laconica.
There are several ways to get more information about StatusNet.
* There is a mailing list for Laconica developers and admins at
http://mail.laconi.ca/mailman/listinfo/laconica-dev
* There is a mailing list for StatusNet developers and admins at
http://mail.status.net/mailman/listinfo/laconica-dev
* The #laconica IRC channel on freenode.net <http://www.freenode.net/>.
* The Laconica wiki, http://laconi.ca/trac/
* The StatusNet wiki, http://status.net/trac/
Feedback
========
* Microblogging messages to http://identi.ca/evan are very welcome.
* Laconica's Trac server has a bug tracker for any defects you may find,
or ideas for making things better. http://laconi.ca/trac/
* StatusNet's Trac server has a bug tracker for any defects you may find,
or ideas for making things better. http://status.net/trac/
* e-mail to evan@identi.ca will usually be read and responded to very
quickly, unless the question is really hard.
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