[rdfweb-dev] FOAF and Moveable Type

Libby Miller Libby.Miller at bristol.ac.uk
Sun Oct 12 17:25:53 UTC 2003

On Sun, 12 Oct 2003, George Hotelling wrote:

> I've only been lurking for about a week, so I apologize in advance if
> this is off topic or not right for the list.  At
> http://kasei.evilfunhouse.com/blog/archives/2003/09/30/icons the author
> outlines a plugin for Moveable Type that adds an image to the comment
> based on the URL provided by the author.  The way it (currently) works
> is by going to the URL, using Ben Trott's XML::FOAF Perl module and
> looking for a linked FOAF file with a depiction.  If that doesn't work,
> it looks for an RSS feed with an image to use as the user's icon.

I just found this, and it is very cool indeed. It worked with a comment
from me:



not offtopic at all!


> Also, idly.org has a plugin (although not publicly available right now
> I don't think) that loads author information from an FOAF file that the
> user specifies, and displays links to the FOAF explorer on the
> comments.  An example is my comment at
> http://www.idly.org/2003/10/01/
> on_the_future_of_this_weblog_and_this_weblogger.php#comments
> George
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