On Wed, 4 Jan 2006, Duane Johnson wrote:

> Family Connection is an easy-to-setup online hub for your family that
> includes a Family News section, and an Address Book.  Currently, there is no
> documentation on installing the Rails application itself (hence the 0.9
> version number).
>
> Once installed, Family Connection guides the family website administrator
> through a simple two-page setup process.  The web application restricts
> access to family members by requiring the "family password" given during the
> initial setup process.
>
> The Family News is like a blog where family members can post events,
> announcements, recipes, family anecdotes, stories or reviews.  It includes
> the ability to upload pictures with each news item.  The Family News
> features the ability to have email messages sent directly to the application
> so that the application can post the message up immediately.  The news posts
> also support tagging.
>
> The Address Book shows a listing of all family members with their thumbnail
> pictures.  It is secure in that only family members who have registered at
> the site can view the information.
>
> Currently, Family Connection is only available via Subversion:
>
> 	svn checkout svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/familyconnect/trunk
>
> The 1.0 release will feature documentation and a downloadable package;
> however, because this is a stable and quite usable application already I
> thought it would be good to make it available immediately.
>
> Regards,
> Duane Johnson
> (canadaduane)
> http://blog.inquirylabs.com/

what's the best way to bootstrap the db?  i've got the db configured alright
and see db/schema.rb... now what?

-a
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