Re: import from Google Maps?

From: David Huynh <>
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 13:04:38 -0400

Alf Eaton wrote:

> On 02 Oct 2005, at 08:51, David Huynh wrote:
>> Alf,
>> So in Solvent, switch to the Code tab, click on Insert Template and
>> choose One page. Then where in the code it says "Put your code
>> here", paste this code:
> [snip]
> Perfect, thanks David. I've put the file online here: <http://
> I'm not sure how it'll respond to maps showing multiple items and
> other types of searches yet, but it does the job for now. Looking for
> a way to get some text into the place marker at the moment (maybe a
> dialog for user input would work).


> I found that Piggy Bank's caching of retrieved data made debugging
> these scripts quite tricky (quitting Firefox then reloading again
> after changing something, for example). It was apparently fixed here
> <> but now that the
> data file is automatically imported there's no data coin to click to
> force reloading the data.

Let us take a look at that bug again.

> Also, the URL matching pattern can only be changed in the n3
> description file, not in the js scraper file itself, but when you
> change this and reload it Piggy Bank seems to add the new URL pattern
> to the old one - not sure how to delete the old pattern yet.

I think you might have to delete the whole previous copy first. It's not
the best approach but we still haven't figured out how to update RDF
data yet.

Received on Sun Oct 02 2005 - 17:01:38 EDT

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