Actually, I was thinking more of creating separate user accounts on the 
computer for each version of the database. .Mac would treat them as separate 
databases.

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On Tuesday, December 18, 2007, at 10:41AM, "Rhet Turnbull" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
>I strongly suspect that .Mac would get very confused if the contents  
>of the databases varied much. Presumably what Matthew suggested would  
>go something like this: sync the Yj database to .Mac. Disable syncing  
>and replace the Yj database with one of the other versions. Re-enable  
>syncing and sync to .Mac again. If you do this, .Mac may think that  
>items not in the new database were deleted and also delete them  
>from .Mac instead of merging them.  You can probably tell the .Mac  
>sync service to merge the .Mac and local version but I think this is  
>risky, especially if the databases are large.
>
>Then again, messing the with the raw sqlite databases is even riskier  
>since you don't know anything about Yojimbo's internal data schema.   
>A quick peek at the database using sqlite databrowser ( http:// 
>sqlitebrowser.sourceforge.net/) shows that the schema is non-trivial  
>and I sure wouldn't want to mess with it!
>
>The easiest way to do this is to export all the contents in Yojimbo  
>then swamp databases and import everything back into Yojimbo.  This  
>is pretty easy to do: Select the library collection, select  
>everything in the Library (Cmd-A), select File | Export and export  
>them to a new folder.  Then swap databases, and select File | Import  
>in Yojimbo and re-import everything.  The downside is that you'll  
>lose all metadata when you do this: e.g. tags, collections, labels,  
>flags; also encrypted items will be decrypted for export so you'll  
>have to re-encrypt them.
>
>Whatever you do, make sure you backup all the Yj databases before you  
>begin!
>
>Cheers,
>Rhet
>
>On Dec 17, 2007, at 5:15 PM, Matthew Smith wrote:
>
>> If you have a .Mac account you could use its syncing capability to  
>> do this.
>>
>> -- 
>> Matthew Smith
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, December 18, 2007, at 04:22AM, "Jacob Lyles"  
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> RE: ~/Library/Application Support/Yojimbo/Database.sqlite file
>>>
>>>
>>> Anyone have a way to merge several of these into one (working)  
>>> Yojimbo DB?
>>>
>>> I have several backed up versions which have different contents  
>>> and I'd like
>>> to unify them.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Jacob
>>>
>>>
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