While it’s fun to be able to play with GRDDL on the Web, what I would really love to see is desktop applications using GRDDL to integrate with the Web; some random ideas:
- get Evolution to be able to subscribe to an HTML page to import contacts from it; this would suppose: getting Evolution to understand an RDF contacts vocabulary (e.g. SWAD contact or FOAF), and then to get it to understand GRDDL – either with the full URI dereferencing/XSLT processing, or simply with a few well-known HTML profiles to encode it- maybe Chandler would be a better application to target?
- get Beagle to get new properties from Web pages when used with the Firefox extension
- get a feedreader to read HTML pages and extract RSS feed using GRDDL
- get a music player to read a Musicbrainz playlist from a Web page
With more and more projects starting to use Semantic Web or Semantic Web-like technologies for the desktop, getting GRDDL in there would simply allow a wider Web to carry the semantics.