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Basic Graphical Counter
Version 1.0

    What is it ?

        This Counter is a simple script to display a counter on your Web page.
    It should be include some tag IMG of your Web page.

    System Requirements:

        - Perl 4.0 or newer; you can get it at http://www.perl.com/
        - A web server, you must have access to add / execute CGI scripts.

    Download current version

        Current version is v1.0, created /, last modified /98.

        Download source code / scripts and documentations :
             Tar/Gzip archive : GraphCounter.tar.gz (0 Ko)
             DOS Zip format   : GraphCounter.zip (0 Ko)

    What this archive contains ?

        This archive comes with 5 differents files:
            1) COPYING:      Copyright informations (GPL).
            2) README:       This file.
            3) LISEZMOI:     French doc...
            4) counter.cgi:  The Perl script.
            5) count.txt:    Counter data.
            6) Digits/       Sample Digits image.

    Installation and Configuration:

        It's a Perl script, so installation is pretty easy. You don't need to
    compile anything.

    Copy counter.cgi in your /cgi-bin/ directory
        Make it executable, unix only (chmod a+rx counter.cgi)

    Edit counter.cgi, you will have to do some configuration:    

    Change #/usr/bin/perl, if it's necessary...

    Change in "Necessary Variables Section"

        $digits_basedir = "http://www.hostname.dom/images/Digits/";

        $count_file = "/Absolute/path/to/count.txt";

    How to run it ?

    Add in your Web page :
        <IMG SRC="http://www.hostname.dom/cgi-bin/counter.cgi?X">
        X is the digits number ...

    Sample (For a 3 digits counter):
        <IMG SRC="http://www.hostname.com/cgi-bin/counter.cgi?0">
            Write the first digits.
        <IMG SRC="http://www.hostname.com/cgi-bin/counter.cgi?1">
            Write the second digits.
        <IMG SRC="http://www.hostname.com/cgi-bin/counter.cgi?2&w">
            Write the 3th digits and Increment the counter file.

    Special Thanks:

        Thanks to Stephane Roquelle (http://www.open-mix.com) for digits.

    Version history:

        Version 1.0            05/30/99  - Archive Created.


        This software is copyright (C) 1999 Frederic TYNDIUK. It is distributed
    under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). Because it is licensed
    free of charge, there is NO WARRANTY, it is provided AS IS. The author can not
    be held liable for any damage that might arise from the use of this software.
    Use it at your own risk.
        See the file COPYING for more details (or http://www.gnu.org/).

    Updates ?

        Latest version and New Scripts can be found at:



        Please feel free to contact me with any comments, suggestions, bug fixes
    criticism, or just a happiness messages.

    If you run into any problems while trying to configure these scripts
    first read this file carefully, if you don't find any solution, send me a Mail.

    E-Mail: tyndiuk@ftls.org
        Web: http://www.ftls.org/

                                                      Frederic TYNDIUK


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