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ANNOUNCEMENT: Redland RDF Application Framework Library 1.0.5

From: Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 14:43:43 -0800
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-Id: <1163976223.15693.4.camel@xyzzy.dajobe.org>
	   Redland RDF Application Framework Library 1.0.5
			 http://librdf.org/


Redland is a Free Software / Open Source C library that provides a
high-level API for the Resource Description Framework (RDF) allowing
the RDF graph to be parsed, serialized, stored, queried and
manipulated.  It is a mature and portable library that works on
POSIX systems (Unix, GNU/Linux, BSDs, OSX, cygwin), win32 and others.

Redland implements each of the RDF concepts in its own class via an
object based API, reflected into the other language APIs - C#, Java,
Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby and Tcl provided by the Redland Bindings[1].
Many of the classes implementations for parsers and triple stores
are built as modules that can be added or removed as required.

The main changes in this version since the last release 2006-05-05 are:
 * Updated to use [2]Rasqal 0.9.13 (from 0.9.12)
 * Updated to use [3]Raptor 1.4.13 (from 1.4.9)
 * Several API additions
 * Parsing methods can take a NULL base URI when it is not needed
 * Added serializer methods to serialize from a stream
 * Many fixes and improvements to the SQLite storage
 * Export some more functions to the SWIG binding
 * Many minor improvements
 * Many other bug fixes addressing Issues #0000092, #0000103,
   #0000105, #0000107, #0000114, #0000116, #0000125, #0000130,
   #0000132, #0000136 and #0000139.

For full details see the Redland 1.0.5 release notes at
  http://librdf.org/RELEASE.html#rel1_0_5

Redland 1.0.5 was tested as working out-of-the-box (configure; make;
make check) with the following systems:

    alphaev67-unknown-linux-gnu - Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 on Alpha
    i386-unknown-netbsdelf2.0.2 - NetBSD 2.0.2 on x86
    i386-unknown-openbsd3.8     - OpenBSD 3.8 on x86
    powerpc-apple-darwin8.8.0   - Apple OSX 10.4.8 on powerpc
    powerpc64-unknown-linux-gnu - SuSE Linux ES 9 on powerpc64
    sparc-sun-solaris2.9        - Sun Solaris 9 (SunOS 5.9) on sparc
    x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu    - Redhat GNU/Linux Fedora Core 3 on
AMD64

The release consists of the full sources, source and binary RPM
packagaes for x86 Fedora Core 5. Binary packages for Debian unstable
(deb) will be available via the standard debian archive shortly.

The sources and binaries are also available from the Redland
SourceForge mirror site at
  http://sourceforge.net/projects/librdf/

The http://librdf.org/ site lets you browse and check out the latest
version of the sources in Subversion and use Raptor in various demos
as part of Redland.

For more information on Redland, Raptor or Rasqal please join
the redland-dev list by visiting http://librdf.org/lists/

Issues should be reported to http://bugs.librdf.org/

Dave

[1] http://librdf.org/bindings/
[2] http://librdf.org/rasqal/
[3] http://librdf.org/raptor/


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