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== Heel

* Homepage[http://copiousfreetime.rubyforge.org/heel/]
* {Rubyforge Project}[http://rubyforge.org/projects/copiousfreetime/]
* email jeremy at hinegardner dot org

== DESCRIPTION:

Heel is a small static file web server based on {mongrel}[http://mongrel.rubyforge.org] 
for use when you need a quick web server fo a directory.  Once the server is running heel will use
{launchy}[http://copiousfreetime.rubyforge.org/launchy/] to open your browser at the URL of your document root.

== SYNOPSIS:

	Usage: heel [options]

	    -a, --address ADDRESS            Address to bind to
	                                     (default: 0.0.0.0)
	    -d, --daemonize                  Run daemonized in the background
	    -h, --help                       Display this text
	    -k, --kill                       Kill an existing daemonized heel process
	    -p, --port PORT                  Port to bind to
	                                     (default: 4331)
	    -r, --root ROOT                  Set the document root
	                                      (default: current working directory)
	    -v, --version                    Show version


== REQUIREMENTS:

=== For running: 

* mongrel
* {launchy}[http://copiousfreetime.rubyforge.org/launchy/] >= 0.1.1
* mime-types

=== For development:

* rake >= 0.7.1
* rcov >= 0.7.0.1
* rspec  >= 0.7.3

== INSTALL:

* gem install heel

== CREDITS:

* Zed Shaw for {mongrel}[http://mongrel.rubyforge.org]
* http://www.famfamfam.com/ for amazing icons

== LICENSE:

Copyright (c) 2007, Jeremy Hinegardner

All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

    * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice,
      this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 
    * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice,
      this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
      documentation and/or other materials provided with the
      distribution.  
      
    * Neither the name of Jeremy Hinegardner nor the
      names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote
      products derived from this software without specific prior written
      permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS
IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER
OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
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