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Q: Source of Crossword Puzzles in XML? ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Source of Crossword Puzzles in XML?
Category: Computers > Games
Asked by: mx2000-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 01 Apr 2006 15:01 PST
Expires: 01 May 2006 16:01 PDT
Question ID: 714430
I want to built an application for crossword puzzles and want to know
if there are any sources of crossword puzzle content (questions, ie)
that I can use/syndicate as I don't want to create all of them myself.
 Want to know if there are any sources of sydnicated data for
crossword puzzles (xml, text or other).
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Source of Crossword Puzzles in XML?
From: shasto100-ga on 24 Apr 2006 08:19 PDT
I'm doing my dissertation on 'Representing Crosswords using XML
technology'.  I searched & searched for XML crossword data like you,
then I came across:

The home page consists of a flash document, when you view the source
code and search for 'swf', it says:

Whats todays date: 24th Apr 2006, that shortened & backwards is
060424.  Next was the hard part, I knew that uclick generated a lot of
puzzles on the internet & was 1 of them.  Eventually
I came across this:


Uclick have loads a xml documents in the 3rd link down, I looked about
on the directory until i came across 'fcx' directory, then under
'data', hey presto:;O=D
(this lists the last modified 1st)

These xml (-data) documents generate the page, eg:

Let me know how you get on mate, I created crosswords using these XML
files, using XSQL & XSLT.


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