Re: [announcement] Piggy Bank 2.0.4 Released

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Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 16:59:14 -0400 (EDT)

i've been lurking for a while and this morning i almost wet
my pants. but then i saw Alf's and your message before I
installed deer park alph 2.

i'm still living without piggy bank because of the
performance issues.

but it's hard!

The semantic web/world is here, and ready to save us time
and create connections, but without good integrated,
centrally managed solutions, who has time for it?

i am hoping that the simile suite of tools can be my
personal organization solution. i don't think there is
anyone else out there that is trying to answer the same

95% of the information I care about is still not web
published. I want all the awesome semantic processing in
the web2.0 world to be applied against every piece of
digital information that i've ever looked at. I use many
different systems (laptop, desktop, pda, library terminal,
etc) and some of them have spotty internet service. But I
should still be able to have all the content archived and
processed and made available. And I should be able to mark
my information as completely securely private or completely
public and a variety of levels between with trivial

On Sat, 30 Jul 2005, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 11:00:49 -0700
> From: Stefano Mazzocchi <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> Subject: Re: [announcement] Piggy Bank 2.0.4 Released
> Alf Eaton wrote:
> > On 30 Jul 2005, at 12:34, Alf Eaton wrote:
> >
> >> On 30 Jul 2005, at 10:20, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> I'm happy to announce the release of Piggy Bank 2.0.4 that is now
> >>> runnable on both Firefox 1.0.x and Deer Park alpha 2 (branch that
> >>> will result in Firefox 1.5 when finished)
> >>>
> >>
> >> Excellent, thanks Stefano. It seems to be working well so far.
> >>
> >> alf.
> >>
> >
> > Unfortunately, after using it for a while, it still seems to be making
> > Firefox leak loads of memory and lock up after a while (using Mac Deer
> > Park Alpha 2).
> Yes, I noticed this myself trying it out last night. :-(
> Well, the bad news is that it seems to be something that piggy-bank does
> to firefox, not some internal problems.
> The good news is that if we fix it, we don't have to wait until
> everybody moves to deerpark.
> I'll make finding this leak my first priority next week (I already have
> an idea of where that might be... and I finally managed to build firefox
> from source on my machine (boy that thing is *huge*!) so I'll get myself
> dirty with C++, IDL and friends would the need emerge.)
> Anyway, don't expect anything this weekend, I'm in LA and enjoying the
> sunny-yet-dry-therefore-pleasent california's weather :-)

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