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make it possible to backup one's own data

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  • Lee T.Q.Lee T.Q. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    (Just for the record: Even if it is possible to _export_ ones own data (manually) already from the Tools page, that is not the same as a "backup" solution, which is in question here.)

  • Lee T.Q.Lee T.Q. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    An automated off-site backup function with customiseable settings on when, how, and what to back up is becoming more and more critical. This could even be a new / extra revenue source for Diigo if done with a bit of business-development creativity.

  • first lastfirst last commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    tried a netscape export and it put all the bookmarks in ONE pile. Imagine to make a backup on an pc and then all the hierarchy gone to trash, having all files on the root. what a mess!

  • Jonathan LovelaceJonathan Lovelace commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    "Exporting" bookmarks, requiring the user to visit a Web page in a browser, use a Web form, wait for an email, open another page in a browser, and click a link, is a very poor substitute for true backup capability. One of the things that Delicious did very well (before Yahoo sold it; I haven't been able to get it to work lately) was that you could use the API to download all your bookmarks, including tags, using a single HTTP(S) request, which could be run automatically every week (for example) from a script.

  • Sandy_diigoAdminSandy_diigo (Admin, Diigo ) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You can use xml format to export bookmarks,which supports exporting of annotations.We will support importing of annotations in the future as well as develop desktop client. You can import
    exported annotations to desktop client. Please rest assured that all your data are safe.

  • Hanspeter HelferHanspeter Helfer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    But you can't export your stickies and highlights in the context of the webpage. Should the later ever change its URL, your work is lost. Highlights without context don't usually make much sense.

  • Susana MSusana M commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    what do you mean? this is possible already.
    You can export your bookmarks so you can later upload them anywhere.
    And using lists you can also save your information and have it ready for printing.

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