Re: [status] weekly report

From: David Huynh <>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 16:14:46 -0400

David Karger wrote:

> isn't there a way for user to name the auto scraped fields?

Not yet. And one might argue that there is a better way to align the
ontologies auto-generated for several sites than individually naming
each field.


> 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 - 20:13:27 EDT

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