Bookmarks Database and Internet Robot version 3.4.0 (2004-09-23)
phd at phd.pp.ru
Thu Sep 23 01:27:28 CEST 2004
Bookmarks Database and Internet Robot
WHAT IS IT
A set of classes, libraries, programs and plugins I use to manipulate my
bookmarks.html. I like Mozilla, but I need more features. I want to extend
Mozilla's "Check for updates" feature (Navigator4 called it "Update
WHAT'S NEW in version 3.4.0 (2004-09-23)
Extended support for Mozilla; keywords in bookmarks.
Updated to m_lib version 1.2.
WHAT'S NEW in version 3.3.2
parse_html.py can now recode unicode entities in titles.
WHAT'S NEW in version 3.3.0
Required Python 2.2.
HTML parser. If the protocol is HTTP, and there is Content-Type header, and
content type is text/html, the object is parsed to extract its title; if the
Content-Type header has charset, or if the HTML has <META> with charset, the
title is converted from the given charset to the default charset. The <HEADER>
is also parsed to extract <META> tag with redirect, if any.
WHAT'S NEW in version 3.0
Complete rewrite from scratch. Created mechanism for pluggable storage
managers, writers (DB dumpers/exporters) and robots.
WHERE TO GET
Master site: http://phd.pp.ru/Software/Python/#bookmarks_db
Faster mirrors: http://phd.by.ru/Software/Python/#bookmarks_db
Oleg Broytmann <phd at phd.pp.ru>
Copyright (C) 1997-2004 PhiloSoft Design
Cleanup HTML before parsing using BeautifulSoap or Tidy.
More and better documentation.
Merge "writers" to storage managers.
New storage managers: shelve, SQL, ZODB, MetaKit.
More robots (URL checkers): threading, asyncore-based.
Configuration file to configure defaults - global defaults for the system
and local defaults for subsystems.
Ruleset-based mechanisms to filter out what types of URLs to check: checking
based on URL schema, host, port, path, filename, extension, etc.
Detailed reports on robot run - what's old, what's new, what has been moved,
WWW-interface to the report.
Bigger database. Multiuser database. Robot should operates on a part of
WWW-interface to the database. User should import/export/edit bookmarks,
schedule robot run, etc.
Oleg Broytmann http://phd.pp.ru/ phd at phd.pp.ru
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