The list of properties specific to NotesProvider and their description are:
Specifies the path to the text file, which contains the notes, in the file system.
Specifies the number of lines of notes that is displayed in the channel.
Specifies the maximum number of lines that can be displayed in the channel.
Specifies the time zone of the time stamp at which the notes were logged, either as an abbreviation such as PST, a full name such as America/Los_Angeles, or a custom ID such as GMT-8:00. Support of abbreviations is for JDK™ 1.1.x compatibility only and full names should be used.
Notes are stored and read in a text file in the following format:
userid | date | message
where | is the delimiter and date is the long value that denotes the time elapsed in milliseconds since January 1, 1970.
Example of a sample notes file:
User1|1007159465858|Message to Portal Desktop Team : Lets meet today at 2PM User2|1007159465858|Information related to project is availble at home page