SPOT (Searchable Pictures On neT) is a database of pictures that
can be searched by keywords.
To each picture is attached a series of keywords which best describe
The home page shows all the existings keywords as checkboxes.
Clicking on a keyword turns it green.
Clicking twice turns it red.
Clicking a third time turns it back unchecked.
When launching the search process, pictures with green checked keywords
attached and with red checked keywords not attached are selected.
Most recent pictures are listed first : to see the latest additions
in the database, click the "Search" button with no keyword selected.
SPOT wants to be the overview of a feminine and rather conservative fashion, and
to allow searchers, curious or lovers of this fashion an easy
navigation through pictures otherwise residing in scattered and
As far as possible, have been avoided: firearms, cigarettes, nudity,
and of course ... men !
SPOT does not intend to steal anybody nor to infringe any copyright.
Pictures come from various discussion groups, dedicated sites or
on-line shopping sites, whose list can be consulted
If you thing that a given picture should not appear in the database,
write to me
and I will remove it immediately.
As a software development, SPOT is made of two parts:
- "jspot", an interface written in java, allowing to create keywords, to
scan directories (folders) containing pictures, and to assign keywords to
the relevant pictures. This program is available freely as a java archive
spot.jar which should run on any platform with a
java environment. People interessed can also access the source
- a set of programs to publish the database resulting of jspot through
an internet site. Right now this part is not available, because too
specifically related to the macintosh platform.