Re: [status] weekly report

From: Ben Hyde <>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 12:33:24 -0400

equality is such an interesting problem

On Apr 24, 2006, at 12:29 PM, David Karger wrote:
> isn't there a way for user to name the auto scraped fields?
> David Huynh wrote:
>> David Karger wrote:
>>> david, this is very nice. how about giving me a toggle so I can
>>> flip between the original view and whatever standard pb view I am
>>> using (which might make it easier to compare things).
>> I can put in the toggle... but I have to say, the standard view
>> would be almost nonsensical for auto-scraped items. Most
>> predicates will be field0, field1, field2, ... And then there are
>> 2 predicates with meaningful names, innerHTML and original-order,
>> but which are useless to humans.
>>> Also, how close is this to letting me display one item in a
>>> _different item's_ original style?
>> We are not yet able to match auto-scraped predicates from
>> different sites yet. And without that matching, we can't use one
>> site's template to show another site's items.
>> David
Received on Mon Apr 24 2006 - 16:32:10 EDT

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