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Documentation for the WN server

You can do a full text search of this material and view the matches to your search term in one line of context. Try this out, it is one of the nice features of WN. Searches are not case sensitive.

User's Guide for the WN Server

The WN user's guide contains seventeen chapters and five appendices on all aspects of setting up and maintaining a sever. Here is an overview of the server's features. Try out the Index to the Guide. It illustrates some of the nice features of WN.

WN Examples: Forms, Clickable Images and Authentication

Here are some simple examples of CGI/1.1 forms and clickable images and authentication. They are intended as examples to help you set up your own.

A Demo of WN's Context Searching

The WN server supports a number of searching methods. Here is the HTML4.0 Internet draft specification (consisting of 39 files) as a demonstration of context searching and and an index to the specification with over 1100 entries made by the WN utility wnindexmaker.

WN Change Log

This is the log of changes made in various versions of WN.

Source files for WN

These are the C language source files for the server proper. You can browse or search them if you are curious about the server internals. To download the source use ftp://ftp.acns.nwu.edu/pub/wn/wn.tar.gz.

Prototype Digest Authentication for the WN server

Digest authentication is a proposed addition for HTTP/1.1 which would replace "Basic authentication". WN includes an experimental prototype implementation.

Quick start Instructions

Can't wait to get started? Here is a one page instruction sheet to get you up and running. But it is better to read the chapter "Installation and Setup of WN" of the manual!

GNU General Public License

The WN server is licensed under the GNU General Public License. This allows you to use it freely in any way you choose, for any purpose commercial or non-commercial.

WN version 2.0.3
Copyright © 1998 John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
licensed under the OpenContent Public License
last-modified: Fri, 09 Oct 1998 18:18:09 GMT