AW: Piggy-Bank and rdfx-files (incl. short introduction)

From: Svensson, Lars <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 08:56:57 +0100

In litteris suis de Donnerstag, 12. Januar 2006 18:32, Stefano Mazzocchi
<> scripsit:

> Lars,
> welcome to the party, make yourself at home. Yes, it's totally ok to
> reply to older threads and restart a conversation that you care about.
Thanks, I'll try to come back to the older threads soon.
>> Now for a question:
>> When browsing some rdf-enabled pages and saving bits to Piggy-Bank
>> (Piggy-Bank 2.1.1 on Firefox 1.5), I came across seeAlso-references
>> to *.xrdf-files (like When I
>> open the file (dereference the URI) I get something looking like a
>> perfectly valid foaf-file, but the Piggy-Bank data coin doesn't show
>> up. Im I doing something wrong?
> No.
Good to know.
>> Or is it that the content-type is sent as text/plain?
> Piggy Bank looks for the mime type, then (hackily) at the URL
> extension,
> if present. Both mime/type and extension do not identify anything we
> know about RDF (the xrdf extension probably means RDF/XML but it's the
> first time I see it), therefore we don't show up the coin.
> An alternative design would be to show the coin for ever page and then
> let the person click on it and get a 'no RDF found" message, which
> might
> be even more annoying.
Indeed it would be. I find the "No typed data found" annoying enough...
> Suggestions are welcome, of course.
Is there a place where I can configure which mime types and extensions
Piggy Bank should be aware of?


Dr. Lars G. Svensson
Die Deutsche Bibliothek
Informationstechnik / Projekt DDC-Deutsch
Tel.: 069 / 1525 - 1752
Received on Fri Jan 13 2006 - 07:56:43 EST

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