[Project_owners] How to create RDF datasource and importbookmarks.html ?

Eric H. Jung grimholtz at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 21 20:37:28 EDT 2006


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http://www.jwz.org/hacks/mork.pl
and read the comments. Who is "McCusker" ?


--- stiffux stiffux <stiffux at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you for your honest response.
> 
> It was my conclusion after a lot of investigations: RDF has no documentation 
> for bookmarks manipulation. And it is very difficult to work with it !!
> 
> I hope that RDF datasource will be replace by the Mozilla's SQLite 
> implementation and it will be possible to do query directly on database's 
> tables which store bookmarks/history information.
> When we could execute any sql query it would be nice !!
> 
> But it seems that RDF interface will stay ...  see Querying History chapter:
> http://wiki.mozilla.org/Places:Design_Overview
> 
> 
> St�phane.
> 
> >From: Axel Hecht <axel at pike.org>
> >Reply-To: Mozdev Project Owners List <project_owners at mozdev.org>
> >To: project_owners at mozdev.org
> >Subject: Re: [Project_owners] How to create RDF datasource and 
> >importbookmarks.html ?
> >Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 23:37:54 +0200
> >
> >stiffux stiffux wrote:
> >>Hello All,
> >>
> >>
> >>I would like to know if someone have an example to create an RDF resource 
> >>and import bookmarks.html file ?
> >>
> >>
> >>I read different documentations and howto on RDF manipulation but none 
> >>work when i try to import bookmark with 
> >>"http://home.netscape.com/NC-rdf#command?cmd=import".
> >>
> >>I didn't find a solution even with firefox source code !! I didn't succeed 
> >>to create RDF datasource where I can import bookmark file.
> >>
> >>It seems more complex that I believe.
> >>
> >>Thank for those who can help me.
> >>
> >
> >On top of that, RDF is going to be dropped from places (ex-bookmarks).
> >
> >Note, RDF commands are the most unspecified and whatever crap we have in 
> >the whole mozilla codebase. At least I don't recall anything worse, and I 
> >have quite a bit.
> >
> >For now, if you have to, try your luck with asserting into the bookmarks 
> >datasource, but none of that is documented, or guaranteed to stay. Rather, 
> >any of that is pretty guaranteed to not stay.
> >
> >Axel
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