Re: Piggy Bank (2.1.1) scraper issues - resolved

From: David Huynh <>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 19:10:02 -0500


Thanks for the tips! We'll fix that in the next version.

(Indeed, model.addStatement() is a Java method in Piggy Bank, called
through LiveConnect, while it is a Javascript function in Solvent. And
hence the discrepancy in the behavior.)


Steve Dunham wrote:

> I managed to figure out the issues I was having with scraper
> development, it turns they were caused by the following:
> * model.addStatement() called with three arguments will silently
> fail (and the coin will continue to spin)
> I didn't notice this in testing, and thought there was an issue with
> Literals containing internal quotes/newlines, because solvent uses a
> different model.
> In investigating this, I noticed that
> collector.js:PB_Collector_executeJavascriptScraper () defines a
> variable "o", you might want to rename this to _o_ or something to
> prevent clashes. (This didn't bite me, but could get somebody in the
> future.)
> Steve Dunham
Received on Tue Nov 15 2005 - 00:03:56 EST

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