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Re: Progress on Ruby RDF/XML parser

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 23:42:27 +0100
Message-ID: <4873ED53.3030408@danbri.org>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Cc: public-rdf-ruby@w3.org

Ben Adida wrote:
>> extracting of RDF data from HTML documents with embedded RDFa.
> Yes, that would be great :)
> In the RDFa task force, I built an RDFa parser in Ruby as a way to 
> validate the processing rules. It's probably awful Ruby (I'm still 
> learning the language), and it needs a serious cleanup, but I'm happy to 
> eventually contribute it to the group in whatever toolkit we end up 
> putting together.

Please ship the code, in whatever state! Ideally wired up to some tests, 
but anything is a start.

I wrote to the author of http://code.google.com/p/ruby-rdfa/ earlier 
today. No response yet. But it would be good to know what's been done 
already before people start duplicating. For example, taking one of the 
Python RDFa parsers (eg. http://dev.w3.org/2004/PythonLib-IH/pyRdfa/) 
would also be a reasonable option; generally transliterating Python into 
Ruby is relatively straightforward. But beginning from native Ruby would 
be better of course...



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