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A ruby client for freebase

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= Freebase
This Ruby-on-Rails plugin provides access to the Freebase API
( Freebase is a collaborative, semantic database
similar to Wikipedia only for structured data. provides a
JSON-over-HTTP API that this library uses.

Currently only reads are implemented. Contributions, API Suggestions, bug
reports are welcome!

This code is ALPHA. The API will change, features will be added. It probably
has a bug or two in it. Use it at your own peril.

Author:: Christopher Eppstein (
Copyright:: Copyright (c) 2007 Christopher Eppstein
License:: Released under the MIT license

== Installation
Install the plugin:
script/plugin install svn://

Then copy freebase.yml to your rails config directory

== Usage Examples
See the following examples:
* albums.rb[link:../examples/albums.rb]

== Contributors
* Pat Allan ( provided code snippets that
  exemplified automatic freebase class creation when the class is first

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