[pcplantdb] More geeky (and graphy) stuff
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Tue Aug 2 17:39:41 EDT 2005
Bear Kaufmann wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 2, 2005, at 12:39 PM, Chad Knepp wrote:
>>Bear Kaufmann writes:
>>>Congrats on the letter from Encarta to PFAF. It'd definitely increase
>>>visibility to a lot of users (and draw eyes from folk looking for the
>>>name of cabbage).
>>>Last night I searched around, and played with some graphing engines,
>>>and producing dynamic XML from the database on the fly.
>>>Here, I'm finding all the uses used by a plant Family, then graphing
>>>Proof of concept. Best proof? Hardly, but a start.
>>Very nice, Richard did a demo app like this earlier. I'm curious as
>>to how it connects to the info. Static file? I think xml-rpc will be
>>pretty handy for connecting the data to a GBI part.
> Since I was having trouble connecting to the DB on ibiblio, yes, 3
> static files.
> On localhost, you can enter any family into the url (family=), and get
> dynamic results.
> Hmm, is Richard's still around?
it was just the families without adding any use info.
Theres are other ways I'd do this stuff, which avoid all the lables
jigging about the whole time. Hyperbolic trees are my favorite. I can
search through the archive some discussion on this about 19-23 Oct 03.
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