The program is a dual-pane editor. You must not load the same file in the two panes, otherwise you'll confuse yourself to death.
When you run it with command line arguments, the first one is the file name for the left pane and the second one (if present) is for the right pane.
A file to be loaded must have this content as a bare minimum, otherwise it crashes:
<html><body><dl></dl></body></html>There is some configuration in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/bkedit. In this directory, the following files are used:
There is an elusive memory corruption bug which I experienced only once.
I was planning to make an internal format, but I cancelled that. Just reading/writing firefox format files is sufficient. Maybe I should remove the unnecessary code.
If the input file doesn't have any DL tags in it, the program crashes. This should be handled properly.
<h3 ADD_DATE="somenumbers">title</h3> <dl> <p> ... items ... </dl>Each item, including subfolders are within DT tags. A bookmark is recorded as:
<a href="url" ADD_DATE="somenumbers">title</a>The top level folder is just a DL without any H3 title.