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RE: Fuzzbot - A Semantic Web Processor for Firefox

From: Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 10:03:29 +0100
Message-ID: <768DACDC356ED04EA1F1130F97D29852015C4BE9@RZJC2EX.jr1.local>
To: "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>, "Manu Sporny" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: "RDFa mailing list" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>


>wow...
>
>Manu, do you plan, eventually, to produce a windows version?

Manu rocks^1000 and +1 to the Windows version ;)

Cheers,
	Michael

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 Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
 Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
 JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
  
 http://www.joanneum.at/iis/
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org 
>[mailto:public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ivan Herman
>Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:03 AM
>To: Manu Sporny
>Cc: RDFa mailing list
>Subject: Re: Fuzzbot - A Semantic Web Processor for Firefox
>
>wow...
>
>Manu, do you plan, eventually, to produce a windows version?
>
>I.
>
>Manu Sporny wrote:
>> Here's the first native C RDFa implementation in a web browser that I
>> know of:
>> 
>> http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/fuzzbot/
>> 
>> Fuzzbot is a native Firefox plug-in using librdfa for the back-end
>> processing. The HTML/XHTML document is retrieved using Firefox,
>> serialized to XML using Javascript, passed to librdfa via 
>XPCOM, which
>> generates triples. The triples are "streamed" to the 
>Javascript engine
>> using a C++ to Javascript XPCOM callback and finally displayed in the
>> Firefox UI:
>> 
>> http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/fuzzbot/index.html#screenshots
>> 
>> You can get the 50KB plug-in (which includes the librdfa 
>parser, XPCOM
>> components, all javascript and images) for Linux from here:
>> 
>> http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/fuzzbot/download/
>> 
>> Code can be retrieved via git:
>> 
>> git clone http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/fuzzbot.git
>> 
>> NOTE:
>> 
>> - This is VERY preliminary - only 3 days of development have 
>gone into
>> it - bugs abound - use at your own risk.
>> - The UI is atrocious.
>> - Windows/Mac OS X support is planned.
>> 
>> USAGE:
>> 
>> 1. Install the plug-in if you have Linux.
>> 2. Click on the Fuzzbot icon (little gray sphere) in the 
>status bar to
>> view any RDFa triples in the page.
>> 
>> BUGS:
>> 
>> - The system can only handle around 375 triples per second 
>(roughly 1MB
>> of XHTML per second) at the moment due to a weird memory 
>allocation bug.
>> - The Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 license page locks
>> the parser and consequently, the browser :P.
>> 
>> -- manu
>> 
>
>-- 
>
>Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
>Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
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>
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