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  • 1) If you want more than 100 results, up the limit to a higher number; 100 is the default. Use "limit" : 500 or whatever.

    2) You probably want to mark some of your clauses as optional; as it stands, if the system doesn't know the capital of a country, it will be entirely excluded.

    3) The Weimar Republic *is* a country -- or was. That's perfectly valid in Freebase. The country type is used for past and present countries and things that act like countries (eg. have an ISO code). Admittedly this might not qui

    Kirrily "Skud" Robert
    • by Alias (5735) on 2009.08.12 7:24 (#70010) Homepage Journal

      And on the API thing, would the most prominent Freebase Perl person be interested in taking over and fixing the Freebase module?

      • Which module is that? Kirrily already has the Metaweb [] module and there's a WWW::Metaweb [] module also. Regrettably, both fail to install due to incompatible API changes to JSON modules. I've a locally hacked copy of WWW::Metaweb (and I have filed a bug report []), so it's easy to fix, but newcomers might be confused.

        I'm not certain which of these modules would be of greater benefit, though.