Week of 03/29/2009 - 02:00 to 04/05/2009 - 01:59

Perl XTM: It's dead, Jim!

Perl XTM, the most ancient Perl implementation of Topic Maps has now retired. Or should I say: has been forcefully retired by me as I deleted it from CPAN.

I had started it 2001 when Topic Maps were young and promising, and of course I followed the only thing which was known at that time: the XTM format. Needless to say that this was not very effective.

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April Demotivator Posters

This time a special edition following the Australian press reports about Austria.

Category Austria

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Topic Maps Social Club

04/01/2009 - 17:45
04/01/2009 - 20:00
Etc/GMT+2

Feel free to join (but buy your own pizza).

ischia isa pizzeria
! Ischia
address: Vienna, 1040, Mozartplatz 1
birdeye: http://maps.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&FORM=LMLTCP&cp=s0z8xxjbxn2p&style=b&lvl=2&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&scene=29636592&phx=0&phy=0&phscl=1&encType=1

  1. old, dismissed venue

carpaccio isa pizzeria
! Carpaccio
address: Paniglgasse 22/Apfelgasse
birdeye:http://maps.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&FORM=LMLTCP&cp=48.197896~16.369543&style=h&lvl=19&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&scene=29639885&phx=0&phy=0&phscl=1&ss=yp.vienna%20austria%20pizzeria~pg.1~sst.0&encType=1

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TM::IP RESTful documents

Last year I extended my Topic Maps implementation into several directions. One was to host also documents as part of a topic map. With such a construct you can do a number of things: Have a fulltext search over the map, have text-to-map transformations, or build graphical map representations.

Now this is all good and well when working with an API and having all local on a box.

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